The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of patent inventions) [afterw.] Newton's London journal of arts and sciences

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William Newton

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Page 426 - That any person or persons having discovered or invented any new and useful art, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement on any art, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter...
Page 45 - The plaintiff had obtained a patent for " an invention of improvements in cards, for carding wool, cotton, silk, and other fibrous substances, and for raising the pile of woollen cloths.
Page 347 - Arabia. Contiguous to it is a mountain which stretches towards Memphis, and contains quarries of stone. Commencing at the foot of this, it extends from west to east, through a considerable tract of country, and where a mountain opens to the south, is discharged into the Arabian gulph.
Page 387 - the city of Glasgow, in the county of Lanark, merchant, and JOHN GIBSON, of the same city and county, throwster, for an invention of " a new or improved process or manufacture of silk, and silk in combination with certain other fibrous substances.
Page 414 - ... ensure strength without the usual corresponding increase of weight. Mr. George Mills, from his experience as a ship-builder, at Glasgow, was enabled to confirm all that Mr. Seaward had advanced. On the Clyde, the employment of an excess of power in steam vessels had been carried to the greatest extent, without producing corresponding advantages, either for speed, or in a commercial point of view. It would appear that the same error had, to a certain degree, been committed on the Thames, but less...
Page 22 - Having thus described the nature of my invention, and the manner of performing the same, I would have it understood that I do not confine myself to the...
Page 295 - Having now described the nature of my invention, and the manner in which the same is to be performed, I would have it understood that I...
Page 417 - Western," so as to be enabled to compare them with those of the Halifax Packets, which had been promised by Mr. George Mills. He would impress upon manufacturers of marine engines the necessity of adopting a correct and uniform nomenclature of the power placed on board steam vessels. The nominal selling power did not accord with any calculation. Mr. Field believed the Table of Velocities calculated by Mr. Mr. Field. Seaward to be very nearly accurate. The speed of the " Great Western," when loaded...
Page 289 - improvements in raising water from mines and other deep places, or from a lower level to a higher, which improvements are applicable to raising liquids generally, and to other purposes...
Page 349 - Whether the description contained in the said specification is not such as to enable workmen, of ordinary skill, to make machinery or apparatus capable of producing the effect set forth in the said letterspatent and specification ? 3.

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