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The first telegraph ticker to print words patented in New York City

New York City, 1850s, detail
05/20/1856
Royal Earl House of New York City patented the first telegraph ticker machine than prints letters of the alphabet.  It reproduced fifty words a minute in Roman letters. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 636.

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