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Alexander Graham Bell's first telephone call...



Item # 643549

October 26, 1876

THE AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Oct. 26, 1876  "Summary Of News" an inside page contains a report stating: "The first conversation known to have been conducted by word of mouth over a telegraph wire took place between Prof. A. Graham Bell, at Boston, and Thomas A. Watson at Cambridgeport, a distance of two miles....the notes taken of the conversation at the different points, proves the successful operation of Prof. Bell's invention."  Otherwise this is primarily a newspaper by & about the Oneida Community.
Small folio-size, 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

Item from Catalog 264 (released for November, 2017)...

Category: Post-Civil War

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