Manuscripts/Mixed Material Page 128 of Bound volume---20 June 1842-12 September 1843
About this Item
- Bound volume---20 June 1842-12 September 1843
- Contributor Names
- Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872.
- Created / Published
- 20 June 1842-12 September 1843
- - By 1842, funding from the U.S. Congress was essential if the now-impoverished Morse was to be able to build and prove his telegraph system. On February 23, 1843, his bill for appropriated funding passed in the House of Representatives by a slim majority of 89 to 83 (with 70 not voting), but obviously every vote was crucial. This annotated member list of the twenty-six states may have been used by Morse before, during, or after the vote. The symbol "O" is thought to indicate an assenting vote, "-" a dissenting vote, and ">" no vote.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Series: General Correspondence and Related Documents
- MSS33670: box 15, folder 001
- Microfilm reel: 7
- Source Collection
- Samuel Finley Breese Morse papers, 1793-1944
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Morse, Samuel Finley Breese. Bound volume---20 June 1842-12 September 1843. 20 June -12 September 1843, 1842. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mmorse000015/. (Accessed February 24, 2017.)
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Morse, S. F. B. (1842) Bound volume---20 June 1842-12 September 1843. 20 June -12 September 1843. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mmorse000015/.
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Morse, Samuel Finley Breese. Bound volume---20 June 1842-12 September 1843. 20 June -12 September 1843, 1842. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/mmorse000015/>.