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The first telegraphed news bulletin relays the results of the Oregon question debate to Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1831, zoomable image
05/25/1844
When the House of Representatives voted on the Oregon question, the Washington correspondent of the Baltimore Patriot telegraphed the result to his newspaper. It was the first news dispatch of its kind. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 635.

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