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ART. I.-MORSE AMERICAN TELEGRAPH PATENTS,

Controversy with O'Rielly-People's Line to New Orleans. 113

Columbian Telegraph..

115

Comparison of the Telegraphs---Mutator of the Columbian

Telegraph.....

117

The Comparison of the Registers.

119

The Columbian Infringes on Morse—Application for Injunc-

tion-Injunction awarded and perpetuated.

122

Injunction evaded....

123

Second evasion of Injunction.

124

The United States' Marshal seizes the Line--Appeal to the

Supreme Court..

125

The Bain Chemical Telegraph— The Finale of the Line-

Vote in the Supreme Court..

126

Conclusion-Patent, 1840–Reissued, 1848–Claims.

127

Patent, 1846—Reissued, 1848-Object of the Invention. 129

Claims ...

130

ART. II.-DECISION OF SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES,

Appeal from the Circuit Court of the United States for the

District of Kentucky-Chief Justice Taney's OPINION.... 131

ART. III.-DISSENTING OPINION OF JUSTICE GRIER,

Appeal from the Circuit Court of the United States for the

District of Kentucky, in the case of Henry O'Rielly, et al.,

Appellants, vs. Samuel F. B. Morse, et al., Appellees.... 150

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Art. 1.-ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC TELEGRAPH,

The Line practicable-Great benefit to the Government and

the People-Report of the Senate Committee in Favor of a

Line-Senate Bill for its Construction...

161

A Bill authorizing the Construction of a Line of Telegraph

from the Missouri or Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. 167

ART. II.-ATLANTIC OCEAN TELEGRAPH,

The Ocean sounded-Bottom from America to Europe-

Lieut Maury- The Ocean Basin-The water quiet on the

Bottom- Telegraph across the Ocean practicable-Lieut.

Maury's Letter to Secretary of the Navy.

169

Art. III.-TELEGRAPH IN EUROPE AND AFRICA,

Subterranean Lines-Submarine Telegraph in France, Belgium,

Denmark, Holland, Prussia, Russia- Across the Mediterra-

nean Sea to Corsica, Sardinia, Algeria, Egypt...

175

Art. IV.-ANCIENT AND MODERN HERALDRY,

No. 24Order of the Garter-Its Origin, Objects and Benefits. 178

ART. V.-TELEGRAPH REGISTER, MAGNET AND KEY,

Perfect and imperfect Instrument-Damage resulting from

the imperfect-Description of new Register-Engravings-

Spring and Weight Drums-Paper Adjustment-Receiving

Magnet-Two Sizes-Key and Circuit Breaker-Key with-

out Circuit Breaker..

183

The Register...

185

Receiving Magnet.

190

Oblong Magnet..

191

The Rotund Magnet.

192

The Key and Circuit Breaker.

Manufacturer.....

Art. VI.-ELECTRIC TELEGRAPHS OF ENGLAND AND IRELAND,

Submarine Lines—To France, Belgium and Holland-Eng-

land to Ireland—Different Companies in Great Britain

Wheatstone, llenley, Brett and Highton's Systems-Line

to South Ireland, connecting with Steamers-Subterranean

Lines.

196

Submarine Telegraphs....

197

The Electric Telegraph Company.

198

The Submarine Telegraph Company

199

The Magnetic Telegraph Company.

200

The British Telegraph Company..

201

ART. VII.--THE AMERICAN TELEGRAPH CONFEDERATION-AN-

NUAL CONVENTION,

Proceedings of the Convention-Report of the Secretary-New-

foundland Line-Pacific Ocean Connection-Atlantic Ocean

Cable-Report of the Committee-Adoption of important

measures-Convention to meet in New-York, October, 1854, 202

Report of the Secretary.

203

EDITORIAL.-Morse vs. O Rielly-Decision of the Supreme Court of the

United States.

216

Railroad Telegraphs..

222

New Publications --Items

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MAY.

ART. 1-ELEMENTS OF THE MORSE TELEGRAPH,

The system as an Art_The elements of the Art-Communi-

cating to the senses of Seeing, Hearing and Smelling. By

Geo. Gifford...

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ART. II.-COPPER BATTERY FOR TELEGRAPHING,

Description of the Battery-Directions for its use-Advan-

tages derived as compared with the Grove..

233

ART. III.-EARLY HISTORY OF GALVANIC ELECTRICITY,

Galvani and Volta—Oersted and Ampere-Electro-Magnet-

ism-Battery Experiments—Discovery of the Electric Tel-

egraph...

235

ART. IV.-MAGNETIC BATTERY FOR TELEGRAPHING,

New invention of Mr. Carpenter—Magnetic Battery proposed

and claimed as superior to the Galvanic Battery.

240

Art. V.-AN ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH AROUND THE WORLD,

A Cable across the Atlantic Ocean—The Cables in Europe-A

Line across Behring's Straits--The Girule around the Globe

considered...

244

Art. VI.-DECISION OF SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES,

F. 0. J. Smith vs. Henry O'Rielly-The Kentucky decision

applied thereto...

247

ART.VII.--A NEW TELEGRAPH BATTERY,

The Elements of the Grove, Daniell and Smee Batteries— Their

respective powers—Battery of Quantity and Intensity-A

new Battery proposed. By Charles T. Chester....

249

ART.VIII.-RAILROAD BRIDGE, AND SWITCH TELEGRAPH,

By W. C. McRea, of Philadelphia......

257

Art. IX.—THE GROVE ELECTRIC BATTERY,

Remarks on Batteries—Warning to Companies to be careful

in adopting any new Battery-Rules for building and keep-

ing up a Grove Battery.....

259

Art. X.-WHITE FLINT INSULATOR,

Invented by E. B. Elliott...

262

EDITORIAL. - Absence of Editor to Europe—Mr. Reid on the Ocean Line... 266

J. H. Wade-Presentation of a Cane to G. R. Dodge.

268

The First Telegraph Invented.

270

Notices to many Lines..

66

Kendall, Hon. Amos..
Kendall, Letter of..
Kendall, Speech of..
Key of Morse's Apparatus..
Letters of Morse to Woodbury..
Modern Telegraphs..
Morse Patents....
Message Heads...
Monroe, Judge, Decision of..
Morse Telegraph Apparatus..
Magnet, Relay
Magnetic Telegraph Company, England.
Musings of a Telegrapher, (Poetry).
Morse, S. F. B., Biography of
Morse to Secretary Woodbury.
Magnetic Telegraph, (Poetry).
Nitric Acid.....
National Telegraph. .
Notices of Telegraph Lines..
O'Reilly Controversy..

Injoined in Ky.
Ocean Telegraph
Porus Cups..
Platinum
Pencils
Pacific Telegraph
Proceedings Telegraph Confederation..
Quicksilver...
Register, Morse.
Rail-Road Telegraph
Report of Committee in Congress.
Subterranean Lines,.
Shafi'ner, Tal. P., Complimentary to
Secretary's Report
Submarine Telegraphs.
Switch Telegraph..
Sandy Hook Telegraph.
Secretary of Treasury's Circular..
Tumblers.....
Telegraph Companion....
Telegraph Lines, Notices of..

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Tariff Scale...
World Girdle Telegraph..
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