Punch,  30 (1856), 140.

There's Many a Slip



News-Commentary, Drollery


Telegraphy, Technology, Accidents, Nationalism

    Discusses the campaign by some 'American Papers' to blame England for a disagreement between the underwriters and the Atlantic Telegraph Company over the slippage of the cable rope into the sea. Laments the stupidity of the company and hopes 'a-nEw-ropian' company will be formed to continue the plan.

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