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Collection of letters and documents related to Cyrus W. Field and the Atlantic cable, [1855 Feb. 25-1886 Nov. 29].

Author: Cyrus W FieldJohn BrightRichard CobdenWilkie CollinsMatthew ArnoldAll authors
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of items describing the laying of the first Atlantic cable, including the autograph draft of Field's address on the completion of the laying of the cable (MA 139.1); the first public cable message (MA 139.2); a letter written by Field (MA 139.3); and 41 letters written to Field by various notable men in England and the U.S. Letters and documents in the collection are described in individual records (MA  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Portraits
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Cyrus W Field; John Bright; Richard Cobden; Wilkie Collins; Matthew Arnold; Thomas Hughes; John Greenleaf Whittier; Oliver Wendell Holmes; William Cullen Bryant; Fitz-Greene Halleck; Horace Greeley; Edward Everett; William T Sherman; David Glasgow Farragut; William H Seward; Chester Alan Arthur; George Bancroft; James Gillespie Blaine; Hamilton Fish; Cornelius Vanderbilt
OCLC Number: 270479627
Description: 1 v. (44 items), bound : ill. (ports.) ; 29.6 cm

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A collection of items describing the laying of the first Atlantic cable, including the autograph draft of Field's address on the completion of the laying of the cable (MA 139.1); the first public cable message (MA 139.2); a letter written by Field (MA 139.3); and 41 letters written to Field by various notable men in England and the U.S. Letters and documents in the collection are described in individual records (MA 139.1-44). With 20 engraved portraits. See also MA 140, a related collection of letters to Field and documents related to the Atlantic cable.

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