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Death of Samuel F. B. Morse...

Item # 634534

April 13, 1872

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 13, 1872  The front cover has "Goodwin's Method of Propelling Canal Boats" with an accompanying article.
Inside the issue is a text report "Death of Samuel F. B. Morse". "After a few days' illness which, with his great age, led to anticipation of a fatal result, Professor Morse died at ten minutes before eight o'clock in the evening of Tuesday, the 2d of April... He was liberal and charitable in all his transactions, and took a paternal interest in all that belongs to the great invention he gave to the world..."
Also inside the issue is: "Gilbert's Proposed City Elevated Railway"; "Adjustable Spring Bed Bottom" and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Complete in sixteen pages and in very good condition. Never bound.

Category: Post-Civil War