The History of the Electric Telegraph

Communication as we now know it is a distant reminder of humble beginnings. The history of the electric telegraph is a twisted tale, and this is just the beginning.

The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable book cover
“The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable” is the true tale of how the invention of the electric telegraph led to the capture of a fugitive. Author Carol Baxter explains how this infamous event prompted popularity and excitement for this new device.
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