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Catalog Number KSc032411
Collection NY Historical Society
Object Name Letter
Dates of Creation 1852/06/03
Scope & Content The farmer, Mechanic and American Cabinet

This publication is designed to. Promote the best interest, of Inventors, Mechanics, Manufacturers and Artisans; in other words, to give its readers an accurate and reliable record of the progress of Agriculture, Manufactures, and the Arts; to suggest improvements, or describe such as from time to time may be made-to stimulate the spirit of invention and enterprise-to disseminate such useful knowledge connected with the industrial pursuit.. Of the American people as will enable the intelligent mechanic to command the patronage of capital, instead of becoming its subordinate and servile dependent. Its object is, especially, to benefit the Mechanical Classes containing, as It does, notices of all the now and various Mechanical and Scientific Discoveries. Improvements and Inventions, with NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS Also, Notices, Plans and Engravings, illustrative of Cottage and Villa Architecture; the progress of Science and the Arts in this country and in Europe; the most authentic Railroad intelligence an authentic Weekly List of New Patents, with all the claims, direct from the Patent Office; a reliable and weekly-corrected Price Current; with proceedings of the American, Mechanics' and other Institutes, &c.

The Farmer, Mechanic and American Cabinet contains a large amount of valuable and scientific reading mailer, and has a wide circulation throughout the country, and to some extent in Europe and tine British Provinces.

As an Advertising Sheet, and appropriate medium for Patents and Inventions, it has become, and we trust will continue, particularly a favorite; and the facilities given for extensive publicity through its columns, for all new and useful improvements, are probably unrivalled, circulating, as it does, in every State and Territory in the Union, its columns being the vehicle of intelligence to many thousand. Of readers.

The volume complete, will contain numerous well executed ENGRAV INGS, illustrative of New Improvements in Manufactures, Mechanics and the Useful Arts, published in fifty-two weekly numbers, quarto, at Two Dollars per Annum, in advance.
O.F. Parker
Editors and Proprietors.
Terms of Advertising.
Advertisers of Twelve Lines. Or less, inserted once for 75 cents; three months, $4.00; six months, $7,00; one year, $12,00.

Farmer, Mechanic and American Cabinet,
No 9 Spruce Street, New York
June 3rd 1852
The conductors of the above named Journal, view with pleasure the progress of the new and useful inventions of the country; inventions many of which we may justly be proud of, and which are deemed an honor to the mechanical genius of our citizens. And wishing to afford our artists and manufacturers every facility in making public their invention, we are induced to offer you the free use of our columns to make known your improvement in [inserted] Violins ___its properties, uses and merits.
Should you wish to avail yourself of this offer, space will be allowed for wood engravings of ordinary size, if you have the cuts.if not, by furnishing the drawings we will, if desired have them neatly engraved charging you merely the price for the same.holding the cuts subject to your order. These will be found useful to you hereafter for circulars, advertisements etc.
The advantages of having your oinvention correctly described in a Journal like ours, with a large circulation among the Scientific, Mechanical and Manufacturing Classes must be great.
Any communications, Drawings, Wood Cuts, etc. forwarded free of expense to our office, will receive prompt attention.\
O.F. Parker
Editors and Proprietors - a copy of our paper we herewith send you.
To [inserted] Wm. S. Mount/Stiony Brook/NY