The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph

Paperback | October 27, 2012

byHenry M. Field

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Excerpt: ...with the American. At St. John's he had been notified of the intended celebration, and at once telegraphed to the British Admiral at Halifax: "I should consider it a very great personal favor if you would permit the Gorgon, Captain Dayman, to accompany the Niagara, Captain Hudson, to New York. English officers and English sailors have labored with American officers and American sailors to lay the Atlantic cable. They were with us in our days of trial, and pray let them, if you can, share with us our triumph." Pg 206 The request was granted so far as this, that the officers were allowed leave of absence, and came on to New York to take part in the celebration, and in all the honors which followed, the officers of the Gorgon were associated with those of the Niagara. The day arrived, and the celebration surpassed any thing which the city had ever witnessed before. It was a mild autumn day

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Excerpt: ...with the American. At St. John's he had been notified of the intended celebration, and at once telegraphed to the British Admiral at Halifax: "I should consider it a very great personal favor if you would permit the Gorgon, Captain Dayman, to accompany the Niagara, Captain Hudson, to New York. English officers and English s...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:October 27, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217373240

ISBN - 13:9780217373241

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