Marconi Transatlantic
Wireless Telegraph

"Congratulations for Marconi"


Clipping from the Halifax Morning Chronicle
21 October 1907


Halifax, Nova Scotia






#  Transcription (below):

Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph, 21 October 1907
"Congratulations for Marconi"

Halifax Morning Chronicle, 21 October 1907


Transcription:
Congratulations
        for Marconi

Chief Secretary and Postmaster
General Buxton Send Wire-
less Messages

    Sydney, N. S. Oct 20 — Chief
Secretary for Ireland Mr. Birrell
who is at present touring the Brit-
ish Isles was yesterday in Clifden
the European station of the Mar-
coni system of transatlantic wire-
less.  He caused to be transmitted
the following message to the invent-
or.

To Signor Marconi          
Glace Bay  

    Delighted with my visit to Ireland,
deeply interested in your success.

(Signed),          
BIRRELL  

    Several other messages were re-
ceived by Mr. Marconi, Saturday, in-
cluding the following.
    On His Majesty's service, Central
Telegraph Office, London, Oct. 19. '07

To Marconi          
Glace Bay  

    Congratulate you warmly for suc-
cessful transmission of wireless tele-
grams across the Atlantic.

(Signed),          
SYDNEY BUXTON  

Ottawa.  Oct. 19
    Many thanks for your kind tele-
gram about my message to His
Majesty.  Please accept my very
hearty congratulations on your suc-
cess.

(Signed),          
GREY  






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