Punch, 35 (1858), 105.
The Anglo-American Ligament
Telegraphy, Internationalism, Monstrosities, War
Recommends that the Atlantic Telegraph Company connect Britain and American with two or three cables, because the sea serpent could snap the existing one. Draws attention to the fact that any nation waging war on either Britain or America would, owing to the telegraph, face the other country. Thinks the telegraph can 'keep the peace'.
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