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Morse, Samuel Finley Breese (1791-1872) Articles of Agreement and Association, Constituting the Magnetic Telegraph Society

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.05330 Author/Creator: Morse, Samuel Finley Breese (1791-1872) Place Written: Washington City, [?] Type: Pamphlet Date: 1845/05/15 Pagination: 8p. 15.9 x 10.0

People: Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Science and TechnologyTelegraphContractInventor

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