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Atlantic cable is completed.... America connects to Europe...
Item # 654353
August 14, 1866
NEW YORK TIMES, August 14, 1866
* 2nd Atlantic cable - Transatlantic telegraph
* SS Great Eastern - early communications
The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "BY OCEAN TELEGRAPH" "London Dates to Wednesday, August 1" "The Cable Working well and the Signals Perfect" and more. A nice example of the early days of communication between America and Europe through telegraphic cable.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War