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Samuel F. B. Morse, His Letters and Journals - Volume II

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Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 164,463 / 500 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 371
Added to site: 2004.06.30
mnybks.net#: 8099
Origin: gutenberg.org
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--Returns to America.--Death of his brother Richard.--Banquet in New York.--Addresses of Chief Justice Chase, Morse, and Daniel Huntington.--Report as Commissioner finished.--Professor W.P. Blake's letter urging recognition of Professor Henry.--Morse complies.--Henry refuses to be reconciled.-- Reading by sound.--Morse breaks his leg.--Deaths of Amos Kendall and George Wood.--Statue in Central Park.--Addresses of Governor Hoffman and William Cullen Bryant.--Ceremonies at Academy of Music.--Morse bids farewell to his children of the telegraph

CHAPTER XL

JUNE 14, 1871--APRIL 16, 1872

Nearing the end.--Estimate of the Reverend F.B. Wheeler.--Early poem.-- Leaves "Locust Grove" for last time.--Death of his brother Sidney.-- Letter to Cyrus Field on neutrality of telegraph.--Letter of F.O.J. Smith to H.J. Rogers.--Reply by Professor Gale.--Vicious attack by F.O.J. Smith.--Death prevents reply by Morse.--Unveils statue of Franklin in

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