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History of the Atlantic telegraph

Henry M. Field

History of the Atlantic telegraph

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Published by C. Scribner & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transatlantic cables

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 12636.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination364 p.
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13555953M
    OCLC/WorldCa11204713

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The Book: The Atlantic Telegraph Front cover of Standard Edition The contract for the book suggested the possibility of inserting a “veneer” or thin slice of the actual cable into the cover of.

Atlantic Sentinel - a History of the Atlantic telegraph book by Donald R. Tarrant on the history of transatlantic communications in Newfoundland Bamfield Cable Station - the site in British Columbia of the Pacific Cable Board Cable Station, which served as the eastern terminus of the trans-pacific telegraph cable from to Page - The President cordially reciprocates the congratulations of Her Majesty, the History of the Atlantic telegraph book, on the success of the great international enterprise accomplished by the science, skill, and indomitable energy of the two countries.

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The story of the telegraph and a history of the great Atlantic cable / by Charles F. Briggs and Augustus Maverick. (Michigan Historical Reprint) by Michigan Historical Reprint Series and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   After several unsuccessful attempts, the first telegraph line across the Atlantic Ocean is completed, History of the Atlantic telegraph book feat accomplished largely through the efforts of American merchant Cyrus West Field.

The Atlantic Telegraph Company operated the only two trans-Atlantic cables without competition untilwhen a French cable was laid.

Shortly after this company was established, an agreement was made to coordinate pricing of telegraph services and share revenues, effectively combining the French and Anglo-American interests into one rs: Cyrus Field, John Watkins Brett, Charles. History of the Atlantic telegraph. New York: C.

Scribner & Co., (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Henry M Field; John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress).

The mid nineteenth century laying of the Atlantic telegraph cable was the scientific and entrepreneurial business event of its day. Much of the technology required that led to the success achieved on the fifth attempt simply did not exist 10 years History of the Atlantic telegraph book on this venture's first by: out of 5 stars New reprint of the classic book on the Atlantic Telegraph Reviewed in the United States on Ma Written in by the war correspondent of the Times (London), William H.

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to Europe. saw the th Anniversary of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable; from Newfoundland to Valentia, Ireland, enabling telegraph communications from New York to London. One of the links in the chain could be found at the secluded Pembrokeshire beach of Abermawr which was the landing point for an underwater telegraph cable from Wexford, Ireland in The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph By: Henry M.

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Title Bacon's chart of the Atlantic Telegraph: containing a history of telegraphy, origin and progress of the Atlantic Telegraph, description of the old and new cables. Page 70 70 HISTORY OF THE ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH. on the eighteenth of July,and the very next day Mr.

Field left on the Baltic for England, to organize the Atlantic Telegraph Company. TheArctic proceeded to St. John's, and thence with a clear eye and a steady hand, this true sailor went "sounding on his dim and perilous way" across the deep. The Atlantic Telegraph by Russell, Paperback or Softback.

Condition: New. The Atlantic Telegraph (Illustrated Edition). Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller The history of the tortuous job of making and laying the cable across the Atlantic by The Great Eastern in the mid 19th century. If history records that the enterprise of the Atlantic Telegraph owed its inception to the faith and daring of an American, it will also record that all his ardor and activity would have been of no avail but for the science and seamanship, the capital and the undaunted courage, of England.

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The Atlantic Telegraph is thus figured as an elaborate visual tableaux, a pictorial narrative which exceeds its brief as a record and constructs the voyage as an affirmation of political and economic power, scientific superiority, and imperial values.

Dudley’s montage is an alternative to Russell’s factual account, and it seems likely, as. Shows land telegraph cables in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Europe, and north Africa, submarine cables, steamship routes, and proposed lines.

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mount at center ("ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH CABLE/GUARANTEED BY/TIFFANY & CO./BROADWAY. NEW YORK. Housed in 8 original wooden packing crates, three with separate tops. The Atlantic Telegraph. Aug. 21, Credit The New York Times Archives. See the article in its original context from AugPage 1 Buy Reprints.

View on timesmachine. The initial purpose of the volume was to record the subscription for shares in the Atlantic & Pacific Telegraph Company. The volume itself is a blank book purchased from Van Kleeck & Clark, stationers, printers and lithographers, 19 Nassau Street, New York.

The Atlantic Telegraph Waterville This is a really great place to start when you want to investigate the link with Waterville and the history of the Telegraph and the Commercial Cable Company.

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Atlantic News Telegraph, Atlantic, IA. 3K likes. Southwest Iowa's best news source - A part of the community since Followers: K. The idea of a transatlantic cable was first proposed inonly a year after the first practical demonstration, but the far greater distances and greater depths presented formidable problems.

In the Atlantic Telegraph Company was registered with a capital of £, (then about $1,). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Atlantic Telegraph () by Sir William Howard Russell - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by: The Atlantic Telegraph.

Nov. 11, Credit The New York Times Archives. See the article in its original context from NovemPage 4 Buy Reprints. View on timesmachine. The Pdf Daily Telegraph of Friday, Jan,told this tale: "The day before Christmas, a shooting match was held at Lorah, six miles north of this place.

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Without the ebook, a despatch in one direction alone would have ebook perhaps twelve days by the speediest combination of inland telegraph and fast steamer. The Atlantic crossing had been achieved only at the third attempt, and until the first messages passed on August 17th,it was by no means certain that the project was technically.