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    Completion of the First Telegraph Line: Official Government Report. [Morse, S. F. B.]: "Electro Magnetic Telegraph. Communication from The Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting The Report of Professor Morse, announcing the completion of the electro-magnetic telegraph between the cities of Washington and Baltimore". Washington, Blair & Rives, June 6, 1844, 5.75" x 8.75", disbound, 3pp. Initial appearance of the first official communication of the successful completion of the telegraph line. An example last sold at auction in New York for $1610 in 1998.

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