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Document - Correspondence on Intercolonial Telegraphs, 1856 Document Reg. No: HT 2974

Summary:
Document presented to the Victorian Parliament setting out "Correspondence relative to the establishment of electro-telegraphic communication between the Australian Colonies."

Included with the report is a map showing the route of the proposed telegraph line between Adelaide and Melbourne, and a diagram of a Siemens double action Morse's recording instrument.
Description:
Foolscap document with accompanying folded map and folded diagram.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 217 mm (Width), 352 mm (Length)

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Themes this item is part of: The Australian telegraph network 1854-1877, Telegraphy Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Telegraphy
Tertiary Classification: correspondence
Inscriptions: Title:
Correspondence relative to the establishment of electro-telegraphic communication between the Australian Colonies

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