Telegraphs for the United States : Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury Transmitting a Report upon the Subject of a System of Telegraphs for the United States

Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872 /

Published by Washington, D.C. : Thomas Allen, print., 1837 / Reprint / FBRE Ltd.
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37 pages. Paper / Soft cover reprint edition in very good or better condition, slight wear to edges. Overall good copy of this scarce title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. Biographical note: Morse, a portrait painter, was intrigued by the possible use of the recently discovered magneto-electricity as a means of recording intelligence at a distance. For five years he worked on crude models, then in 1837, he sought financial assistance and a patent from the U.S. government. On February 21, 1838, his instrument was demonstrated before the President and Cabinet and a bill to appropriate $30,000 for an experimental line was introduced in congress. by a narrow margin of eight votes the bill was passed in 1843 and a line from Washington to Baltimore was immediately begun. On May 24, 1844, the first message was tapped out by Morse in Washington to his assistant, Alfred Vail, in Baltimore. Size: Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Telegraphs for the United States : Letter ...
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Thomas Allen, print., 1837 / Reprint / FBRE Ltd.
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Book Description 2018. Softcover. Condition: New. This is a reprint of the original work published in 1837. We are professionally publishing these works using the classic text and artwork. The content of this print on demand book has not been changed. The book is printed in black and white. Illustrations if any are also in black and white. Re-sized. Sewn perfect bound for longer life. Fold-outs if any not included. This is a reprint of a very old book so there might be some imperfections like blurred pages poor images or missing pages which we were not able to remove. If the book is a multi volume set then this is only a single volume. We are proud to offer numerous titles all at incredible prices with worldwide delivery to over 100 countries. Printed on acid free paper. The image if shown any is for reference only so that you can be sure of the book title before buying. Original Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Thomas Allen, print. Language: eng Pages: 56. Seller Inventory # S990002582105

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United States. Dept. of the Treasury,Woodbury, Levi, 1789-1851,Allen, Thomas, 1813-1882, printer,Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864,Cutbush, Edward, 1772-1843,Barron, James, 1769-1851,Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872,United States. Congress (25th Congress, 2d session : 1837). House,Burndy Library, donor. DSI
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Book Description ReInk Books, 2018. Leather Bound. Condition: NEW. Leather Binding on Spine and Corners. Reprinted from 1837 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. Sewing binding for longer life, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of binding It can also be open wide. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. 56 pages. Seller Inventory # LB453622670

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