Newfoundland Telegraphic Company

Grisborne Insulators


Publication: The Southern Recorder

Milledgeville, GA, United States
vol. XXXIII, no. 47, p. 24, col. 1



The progress of communication between portions of the world the most distant from each other is wonderful. A plan is now on foot for bringing London and New York within four or five days of each other, in the communication of intelligence. A company has been chartered by the British Colonial government, by the name of the Newfoundland Telegraphic Company, which has already commenced operations, for the construction of a Telegraphic line commencing at Cape Race, and touching at St. John's, crossing the Island of Newfoundland to Cape Ray, thence a submarine line of 140 miles crossing the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and landing at cape East on Prince Edward