History, Theory, and Practice of the Electric Telegraph

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Ticknor and Fields, 1860 - Telegraph - 468 pages
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Page 347 - received. Deuteronomy xxiv. 5. (Signed,) " KATE." The gentleman to whom the despatch was addressed, upon referring to the passage in the Scriptures alluded to, obtained the following lengthy and suggestive epistle : — • " When a man hath taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any
Page 186 - connects Great Britain with the United States will prove an additional link between the two nations, whose friendship is founded upon their common interest and reciprocal esteem. The Queen has much pleasure in thus directly communicating with the President, and in renewing to him her best wishes for the prosperity of the United States.
Page 189 - religion, civilization, liberty, and law throughout the world. In this view will not all the nations of Christendom spontaneously unite in the declaration, that it shall be forever neutral, and that its communications shall be held sacred in passing to the place of their destination, even in the midst of hostilities ? .1
Page 188 - To Her Majesty, Victoria, Queen of Great Britain: — The President cordially reciprocates the congratulations of Her Majesty, the Queen, on the success of this great international enterprise, accomplished by the science, skill, and indomitable energy of the two countries. It is a triumph more glorious, because far more useful to mankind, than ever was won by
Page 186 - The Queen is convinced the President will join with her in fervently hoping that the electric cable which now connects Great Britain with the United States will prove an additional link between the two nations, whose friendship is founded upon their common
Page 347 - but he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer up his wife which he hath taken," The second example is the reply sent to a person in a distant city, who, having committed some offence against the laws, and run away, was desirous of ascertaining if it would be prudent for him to return. He therefore telegraphed in the following laconic style
Page 363 - Sauty. Nothing but a cloud of elements organic, COHN Ferrum, Chor. Flu. Sii. Potassa, Cale. Sod. Phosph. Mag. Sulphur, Mang. (!) Alumin. (?) Cuprum, (!) Such as man is made of. Bom of stream galvanic, with it he had perished ! There is no De Sauty now there is no current ! Give us a new cable, then again we "11 hear him Cry,
Page 186 - The Queen desires to congratulate the President upon the successful completion of this great international work, in which the Queen has taken the greatest interest. The Queen is convinced the President will join
Page 43 - proves the susceptibility of the particles of iron to acquire a powerful magnetism under the influence of a current, and to lose it as soon as this influence ceases. Subsequently experiments were made by surrounding a bar of soft iron, bent into the form of a horse-shoe
Page 189 - the field of battle. May the Atlantic Telegraph, under the blessings of Heaven, prove to be a bond of perpetual peace and friendship between the kindred nations, and an instrument designed by Divine Providence to

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