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

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Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892. Collection of letters and documents related to Cyrus W. Field and the Atlantic cable, [1855 Feb. 25-1886 Nov. 29].

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

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. Items 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.

1 v. (44 items) : ill. (ports.) ; 29.6 cm.

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