Punch,  35 (1858), 126.

Health of the Electric Telegraph



News-Commentary, Drollery


Telegraphy, Accidents, Electricity

Institutions mentioned:

Atlantic Telegraph Company

    In response to news of the failure of the Atlantic telegraph to transmit messages, reassures readers that the telegraph's power of speech has not gone and, according to 'eminent physicians in electricity', that this deficiency is 'only a case of suspended animation'. Adds that 'the patient' is 'fast mending' and will soon be able to enable the Old and New worlds to communicate.

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