Manuscript/Mixed Material Image 1 of Bound volume---15 January-8 June 1844
About this Item
- Bound volume---15 January-8 June 1844
- Contributor Names
- Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872.
- Created / Published
- 15 January-8 June 1844
- Subject Headings
- - Correspondence
- - Seven days after his great success with the first telegraph message, Morse writes, in a humble and cautious tone, to his brother, Sidney, of the responsibilities of success. Twice he quotes the famous message, "What hath God wrought?" and uses it to invoke his deep religious feelings. Still feeling the flush of success, he quotes a former opponent, now won over, as saying, "It is an astonishing invention."
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Series: General Correspondence and Related Documents
- MSS33670: box 17, folder 001
- Microfilm reel: 8
- 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---15 January-8 June 1844. 15 January-8 June, 1844. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mmorse000017/. (Accessed December 12, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Morse, S. F. B. (1844) Bound volume---15 January-8 June 1844. 15 January-8 June. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mmorse000017/.
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Morse, Samuel Finley Breese. Bound volume---15 January-8 June 1844. 15 January-8 June, 1844. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/mmorse000017/>.