1876 – Novel Telegraphy, electrification of an island

The Year-Book of Facts in Science and Art: 1876
Electrical Science

NOVEL TELEGRAPHY—ELECTRIFICATION OF AN ISLAND.

A CURIOUS discovery has been made by Mr. Gott, the superintendent of the French company’s telegraph station at the little island of St. Pierre Miquelon. There are two telegraph stations on the island. One, worked in connection with the Anglo American company’s lines by an American company, receives messages from Newfoundland and sends them on to Sydney, using for the latter purposes a powerful battery and the ordinary Morse signals.

The second station is worked by the French Transatlantic Company, and is furnished with …

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