Shaffner's Telegraph Companion: Devoted to the Science and Art of the Morse American Telegraph, Volumes 1-2 (Google eBook)

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Pudney & Russell, 1854 - Telegraph
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Page 145 - Office a written description of the same, and of the manner and process of making, constructing, compounding, and using it, in such full, clear, concise, and exact terms as to enable any person skilled in the art or science to which it appertains, or with which it is most nearly connected, to make, construct, compound, and use the same...
Page 144 - Whoever discovers that a certain useful result will be produced in any art, machine, manufacture or composition of matter, bv the use of certain means, is entitled to a patent for it ; provided he specifies the means he uses in a manner so full and exact, that any one skilled in the science to which it appertains can, by using the means he specifies, without any addition to, or subtraction from, them, produce precisely the result he describes.
Page 138 - Eighth. I do not propose to limit myself to the specific machinery or parts of machinery described in the foregoing specification and claims; the essence of my invention being the use of the motive power of the electric or galvanic current, which I call electro-magnetism, however developed for marking or printing intelligible characters, signs, or letters, at any distances, being a new application of that power of which I claim to be the first inventor or discoverer.
Page 127 - ... and I do hereby declare that the following is a full, clear, and exact description of the construction and operation of the same...
Page 313 - Mr. Cooke is entitled to stand alone as the gentleman to whom this country is indebted for having practically introduced and carried out the electric telegraph as a useful undertaking, promising to be a work of national importance, and Professor Wheatstone is acknowledged as the scientific man, whose profound and successful researches had already prepared the public to receive it as a project capable of practical application...
Page 152 - ... and the office of a proviso is either to except something from the enacting clause or to qualify or restrain its generality, or to exclude some ground of misinterpretation of it, as extending to cases not intended to be brought within its operation, but there are a great many examples where the distinction is disregarded and where the words are used as if they were of the same signification.
Page 257 - The Committee on Science and the Arts, constituted by the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania for the promotion of the Mechanic Arts, to whom was referred for examination, two reflecting telescopes, made by Mr.
Page 86 - And the torch of that blazing glory Old Lemnos caught on high, On its holy promontory, And sent it on, the jocund sign, To Athos, Mount of Jove divine. Wildly the while, it rose from the isle, .•So that the might of the...
Page 100 - ... chief, azure; the escutcheon on the breast of the American eagle displayed proper, holding in his dexter talon an olive branch, and in his sinister a bundle of thirteen arrows, all proper, and in his beak a scroll, inscribed with this motto, "E Pluribus Unum.
Page 36 - D'après le succès de cette expérience , on pourrait , au moyen d'autant de fils conducteurs et d'aiguilles aimantées qu'il ya de lettres , et en plaçant chaque lettre sur une aiguille différente , établir, à l'aide d'une pile placée loin de ces aiguilles...

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