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SYNOPSIS OF BUSINESS RULES OF THE N. YORK & BOSTON TELEGRAPH OFFICES by  Francis O.J Smith - 1846 - from David M. Lesser, Fine Antiquarian Books LLC and Biblio.com

SYNOPSIS OF BUSINESS RULES OF THE N. YORK & BOSTON TELEGRAPH OFFICES

by Smith, Francis O.J

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Portland [ME]: L.W. Fenley, Printer, 112 Middle Street, 1846. Broadside, 8" x 11-1/4". Text within an attractive ornamental border. Light margin wear and soil, untrimmed. Matted, with top edge glued. Very Good. The broadside issued from the Telegraph Office at 26 Washington Street, Boston, on August 1, 1846. Smith signs at the end in type. The text includes a table, entitled, 'Synoptical Tariff on Ten Words or Less,' for the cities of Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Hartford, New Haven, Bridgeport, and New York. The 'Telegraph Alphabet' is also printed, along with eleven Rules. Smith and Samuel F.B. Morse engaged in years of litigation and mutual destruction over patent rights to the telegraph. "Of all [Morse's] enemies Francis Ormond Jonathan Smith, a former Congressman from Maine, who had championed Morse in Congress and had become one of his partners, proved the most unscrupulous and implacable, pursuing the inventor even to his death-bed." XIII DAB 250. OCLC 82105126 [1- AAS] as of May 2018. Not in American Imprints, Sabin, Eberstadt.
  • Bookseller: David M. Lesser, Fine Antiquarian Books LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 34929
  • Title: SYNOPSIS OF BUSINESS RULES OF THE N. YORK & BOSTON TELEGRAPH OFFICES
  • Author: Smith, Francis O.J
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: L.W. Fenley, Printer, 112 Middle Street
  • Place: Portland [ME]
  • Date published: 1846
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