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ng to the wire, and to the clearing off of this covering from the copper when the negative currents were sent. On the 20th of October, a message was entered in the Valentia signal diary as being read thus: "Two hundred and forty tk-- -- (? two) Daniell's now in circuit." That was the reading as entered in the Valentia diary. The message really sent was: "Two hundred and forty trays, and seventy-two liquid Daniell's now in circuit. " So that the word that could not be made out was "trays"; thDaniell's now in circuit. " So that the word that could not be made out was "trays"; that was the last effort of the cable. Attempts have subsequently been made to repair it, but the decay, from rust, of the outer covering, which consists of strands of very fine wires, has prevented the possibility of raising the cable without breaking it. The failure was believed to be, in a great measure, owing to the absence of a proper preliminary experimental inquiry into the conditions required in the construction of such a cable. But the more immediate causes of failure alleged are: