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First telegraph line across the continent

Charles H. Brown

First telegraph line across the continent

Charles Brown"s 1861 diary

by Charles H. Brown

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Published by Nebraska State Historical Society Books in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sources,
  • History,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Diaries,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific,
  • Telegraph

  • About the Edition

    Charles H. Brown became Edward Creighton"s assistant in 1861, working on the transcontinental telegraph line. His diary begins on June 18, 1861, the first entry describing Brown"s departure from Fort Kearny, Nebraska. The final entry is dated August 9, 1861--

    Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Dennis N. Mihelich and James E. Potter
    ContributionsMihelich, Dennis N., Potter, James E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK5115 .B76 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination133 p. :
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25236964M
    ISBN 100933307322
    ISBN 109780933307322
    LC Control Number2011927234
    OCLC/WorldCa748279944

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