Samuel F. B. Morse, His Letters and Journals eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 491 pages of information about Samuel F. B. Morse, His Letters and Journals.
act, illness, painting, 202
Allston, Mrs. Washington, Journey to England, 1, 33, 35
  in England, health, 38
  death, 168
Alphabet. See Dot-and-dash. 
Alston, J.A., and M., 1, 208, 214, 215, 233 to M. (1818-19) on portraits, 214, 224, 225
Amalfi, M. at (1830), 1, 364-367
American Academy of Art, condition (1825), 1, 276, 277
  and union with Academy of Design, 2, 23
American Asiatic Society, 2, 443
American Society for promoting National Unity, 2, 415
Americans, M. on Cooper’s patriotism (1832), 1, 426-428
  on European criticism, 428, 429
Amyot, ——­, and M.’s telegraph, 2, 122, 147
Anderson, Alexander, and origin of Academy of Design, 1, 280
Andrews, Solomon, from M. (1849) on aviation, 2, 299
Angouleme, Duchesse d’, in London (1814), 1, 138
Annunciation, M. on feast at Rome (1830), 1, 341
Arabia, transatlantic steamer (1857), 2, 384
Arago, D.F., and M.’s telegraph, 2, 104, 107, 108, 255
Art, conditions in America (1813), 1, 100, 101
  Boston and (1816), 197
  See also Painting. 
Atlantic cable, M. prophesies (1843), 2, 208, 209
  organisation of company, 341-843
  M. as electrician, 343, 347
  M.’s enthusiasm, 344
  attempt to lay cable across Gulf of St. Lawrence (1855), 345
  experiments of M. and Whitehouse, 348, 366
  Kendall’s caution to M. on company, 372
  M.’s account of laying of first, 374-382
  parting of first, 382
  delay, offer to purchase remainder of first, 383
  M.’s forced resignation from company, 384
  M. on first message over completed (1858), his prediction of cessation,
    386, 387
  proposed, between Spain and West Indies, 404-406
  M. on final success, 451
  greeting of company to M. (1868), 469
“Attention the Universe” message, 2, 75
Australia, M.’s telegraph in, 2, 321
Austria, testimonials to M., 2, 392
Austro-Prussian War, influence of telegraph, 2, 463
Aviation, M. on (1849), 2, 300, 301
Avignon, M. at (1830), 1, 324, 325
Aycrigg, J.B., and telegraph, 2, 187, 189
  from M. (1844) on ground circuit, 221
Aylmer, Lord, and M.’s telegraph, 2, 124

Bain, Alexander, and telegraph, 2, 242, 3O4
  and ground circuit, 243
Ball, Mrs.——­, M.’s portrait and trouble with, letters from M. (1820),
    1, 231-234
Balloon ascension at London (1811), 1, 49
Baltic, transatlantic steamer (1856), 2, 347
Baltimore, construction of first telegraph line, 2, 204-228
Bancroft, ——­, transatlantic voyage (1815), 1, 188
Bancroft, George, and M. at Berlin, 2, 461
Banks, N.P., at M.’s farewell message to telegraph, 2, 486
  at memorial services, 315
Banquets to M., at London (1856), 2, 368, 369

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