Samuel Morse Sends Telegraph Message to Alfred Vail

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  1. Christian

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    On this day in history, May 24, 1844...

    Samuel Morse sent the message "What hath God wrought" (a biblical quotation, Numbers 23:23) from the Old Supreme Court Chamber in the United States Capitol to his assistant, Alfred Vail, in Baltimore, Maryland, to inaugurate the first telegraph line.

     

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