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American fire-alarm telegraph

a lecture delivered before the Smithsonian Institution, March, 1855.

by William F. Channing

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Published by Redding & Company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fire-alarms

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy William F. Channing.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p.
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23272498M
    LC Control Number05033394
    OCLC/WorldCa6893593

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