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George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 56 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 18 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 17, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 3 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 7, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition. 2 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 10 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 5, 1860., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 7, 1860., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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paying out was effected with great ease, and it remained in working order for some months till the end of the war, when it was broken. But a greater undertaking had been already in contemplation. The leading facts of this most remarkable enterprise are set forth in evidence taken by the Submarine Telegraph Committee. In 1851, a Mr. Tibbet, of New York, and a Mr. Gasbome, an English engineer, devised the plan of shortening the communication between America and Europe by making St. John's, Newfoundland, a port of call for Atlantic steamers, and constructing a telegraph from thence to join the American lines. These gentlemen obtained in 1851 an act of the Legislature of New found land for this purpose, which act also conferred certain exclusive privileges; but having got into difficulties without fulfilling the terms of the act, they induced some American gentlemen to form a new company, called the New York, Newfoundland and London Telegraph Company. The act of incorporation of t