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The Jubilee of the Electric Telegeaph

Nature volume 36, page 313 | Download Citation



IT is something to have lived to take part in an epoch-making event. Many monarchs have celebrated their jubilees: printing, steam, gas, have passed through this period in silence and disregard, but the first practical application of electricity has commemorated the fiftieth anniversary of its birth with an éclat and success that reflect the highest credit on the managers of the banquet who brought together such a distinguished gathering on July 27.

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