Chapters of Telegraph History; Furnished by the American Telegraph Magazine and Other Publications, Some of Which Latter Were Printed for Judicial Purposes During the Telegraph Controversies of the Last Fifteen Years, Concerning the

Chapters of Telegraph History; Furnished by the American Telegraph Magazine and Other Publications, Some of Which Latter Were Printed for Judicial Purposes During the Telegraph Controversies of the Last Fifteen Years, Concerning the

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...The same industry and intelligence which he brought to bear in favor of that Company's interests, applied to his own affairs in any business, cannot fail of insuring success. Gustavus Swan, Esq., has been appointed Superintendent of the above-mentioned line, as the successor of Mr. Lefferts. Mr. Swan has been engaged in the Telegraph business for several years, and always in important positions. No one, in the early and dark days of the New-York and New-England line, contributed more to its triumph over all the difiiculties, than did he; and we venture to say that the influence of no single person has brought more business to that line than his. We congratulate him on his present position--alike honorable to him receiving it, and judicious in the Company making it. i.., ., __ The People a Telgglzea lewliprnpealligtwwn Louisville WE expected to be able to give a full exhibit, in this number, of the present condition and future prospects of the above-named line. We anticipated being able to examine its books, converse with its ofiicers, and procure full information concerning its present indebtedness, and the probable time at which a continuance of its present receipts would liquidate the same. But we have not been able to procure as full information as we desire, and postpone our exposition of the affairs of that Company to a subsequent number, when we shall be able to give stockholders here and elsewhere some interesting and valuable inforIIll12.ll0Il, in reply to inquiries from many of t em. Keeping Time with the Telegraph-Futher Illustrations. In the first number of the Telegraph Magazine we copied from the Journal of the, American Association for the Advancement of Science a report made to that body by Professor...show more

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  • Paperback | 286 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 513g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236786203
  • 9781236786203