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

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)
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Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 635.
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