Item # 538452
NEW YORK HERALD, March 8, 1858.
* USS Frigate Niagara
* Cable laying across the Atlantic Ocean
Front page has: "Departure Of The Niagara", "The Present Prospects and Condition of The Atlantic Telegraph Enterprise", "Is it Possible to Lay a Submarine Cable Across the Atlantic?", "The Reasons why it is Believed to be Practicable", and "What has been Proved by the Failure of the First Attempt".
Includes a 6 1/2 by 2 1/2 inch engraving: "The Paying Out Machine And One Of The Cable Circles", plus references.
Other news of the day includes: "The Utah Expedition" "The Slave Trade" and more.
8 pages in good condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War