RPT05: Gray, Thomas, The Inventors of the Telegraph and Telephone
Washington 1894 GPO. From Smithsonian Annual Report 1893. Pages 639 to 657. From an address at the Centennial of the U.S. Patent Office 1891. Mostly on early history of the telegraph. 19 pages. 2 to 1. $2.50.
RPT01: Lines, Robert, Report on Telegraphs.
Washington 1876 GPO. From Reports of the Commissioners of the U. S. to the International Exhibition held at Vienna 1873. Vol. II (Science, Education). Page 1-50. Covers a variety of apparatus with emphasis on European equipment. Includes equipment designed by Jaite, Little, Edison, Meyer, Stearn and Bauer. Describes German Historical Collection. 50 pages 2 to 1. $5.00
RPT04: Niven, George Walter, The Submarine Telegraphs of the World From Leslie's Magazine 1891. A discussion of the various cable companies of the world and cable routes. w/maps of cable routes. Copy of nice engraving "Receiving a Message by Submarine Cable". 8 pages. 1 to 1. $2.00
RPT03: Taylor, William B., Henry and the Telegraph
From Smithsonian Annual Report 1878. A detailed history of the early telegraph with much discussion of Joseph Henry's contribution. Much on the controversy as to how much Henry's work assisted Morse. Detailed appendices. The 1878 Annual Report was a memorial issue to Henry. 99 pages. 2 to 1. $7.00