HEROES OF THE TELEGRAPH
By J. MUNRO
Author of 'ELECTRICITY AND ITS USES,' PIONEERS OF ELECTRICITY,' 'THE
WIRE AND THE WAVE'; AND JOINT AUTHOR OF 'MUNRO AND JAMIESON'S
POCKET-BOOK OF ELECTRICAL RULES AND TABLES.'
(Note: All accents etc. have been omitted. Italics have been converted
to capital letters. The British 'pound' sign has been written as 'L'.
Footnotes have been placed in square brackets at the place in the text
where a suffix originally indicated their existence.)
The present work is in some respects a sequel to the PIONEERS OF
ELECTRICITY, and it deals with the lives and principal achievements of
those distinguished men to whom we are indebted for the introduction of
the electric telegraph and telephone, as well as other marvels of