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Samuel Finley Breese Morse (April 27, 1791 – April 2, 1872) was an American inventor. He contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs, was a co-inventor of the Morse code, and also an accomplished painter. Morse additionally supported the institution of slavery as well as anti-Catholic and anti-immigration efforts within the United States.

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Telegraph, Samuel Morse, Morse Code notebook page for homeschooling.

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Samuel Morse -- Morse is best known the inventor of the telegraph and Morse code, but he also was a pioneering photographer. France’s Louis Daguerre taught Morse his new invention, photography, and Morse sent the first word of Daguerre’s historic breakthrough back to America, then pioneered American photography after he returned to New York City. Here he is is photographed with an early camera.

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You are viewing an important image of Samuel F. B. Morse. It was taken between 1855 and 1865. The picture shows Samuel F. B. Morse, inventor of the telegraph, and the now famous "Morse Code".

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The 1-st telegraph message. 1844

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Letter Writers Alliance: How Stamps are Designed

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Morse Code for Kids and Morse Code Alphabet | Ency123 - Learn, Create, Have Fun

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Mrs. Francis Dallas Quash (Emma Doughty) Art: Morse, Samuel F. B., ca. 1820 Her epitaph said: ”Her happiness consisted in promoting the happiness of others and in the practice of this noble feeling she received the seeds of the disease which devoured her valuable career.” Hmmm.

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Jan. 6, 1838: In Morristown, New Jersey, Samuel Morse's telegraph system is demonstrated for the first time.

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On June 20, 1840, Samuel Morse received the patent for the telegraph. U.S. Patent Office Certificate Issued to Samuel F. B. Morse for an Electromagnetic Telegraph

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