Frederick Royce Miscellaneous Papers,1864-1876

Descriptive Summary

Title
Frederick Royce Miscellaneous Papers,1864-1876
Creator
Royce, Frederick, fl. 1864-1876
Extent
5 items
Subjects
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931.
Royce, Morgan, d. 1956.
Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869.
American Telephone and Telegraph Company-- History-- Sources.
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company-- History-- Sources.
Western Union Telegraph Company-- History-- Sources.
Telegraph-- United States-- History-- 19th century.
Telegraph-- United States-- History-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Resident of Washington, D.C. Includes orders, 13 July 1864, from Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton regarding telegraph operators along the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad; three letters, written in May, 1876, from Thomas A. Edison regarding a patent on an electric pen and patents effecting telegraph operators