The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph
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The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph

By Henry M. (Henry Martyn) Field
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  • THE STORY OF THE ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
    • CHAPTER I. THE BARRIER OF THE SEA.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER II. CAN THE OCEAN BE SPANNED?
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER III. THE COMPANY ORGANIZED.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IV. CROSSING NEWFOUNDLAND.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER V. THE DEEP-SEA SOUNDINGS.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VI. THE WORK BEGUN IN ENGLAND.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VII. SEEKING AID FROM CONGRESS.
      • FOOTNOTES:
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    • CHAPTER VIII. THE EXPEDITION OF 1857.
      • FOOTNOTES:
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    • CHAPTER IX. THE FIRST EXPEDITION OF 1858.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER X. THE SECOND EXPEDITION SUCCESSFUL.
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    • CHAPTER XI. EXCITEMENT IN AMERICA.
      • FOOTNOTES:
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    • CHAPTER XII. DID THE FIRST CABLE EVER WORK?
    • CHAPTER XIII. CAST DOWN, BUT NOT IN DESPAIR.
    • CHAPTER XIV. THE EXPEDITION OF 1865.
      • FOOTNOTES:
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    • CHAPTER XV. PREPARING TO RENEW THE BATTLE.
    • CHAPTER XVI. VICTORY AT LAST.
      • FOOTNOTES:
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    • CHAPTER XVII. RECOVERY OF THE LOST CABLE.
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    • CHAPTER XVIII. THE AFTERGLOW.
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    • FOOTNOTES:
    • APPENDIX. INSTRUMENTS FOR SIGNALLING ACROSS THE ATLANTIC OCEAN.
    • Transcriber's Note.
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