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Samuel Morse

Samuel Finley Breese Morse, 1840
Born Samuel Finley Breese Morse
(1791-04-27)April 27, 1791
Charlestown, Massachusetts
Died April 2, 1872(1872-04-02) (aged 80)
5 West 22nd Street, New York City, New York
Education Yale College
Occupation Painter, inventor
Known for The invention and transmission of Morse code
Spouse(s)

Lucretia Pickering Walker
Sarah Elizabeth Griswold

If the presence of electricity can be made visible in any part of the circuit, I see no reason why intelligence may not be transmitted instantaneously by electricity.
Samuel Morse
My price is five dollars for a miniature on ivory, and I have engaged three or four at that price. My price for profiles is one dollar, and everybody is willing to engage me at that price.
Samuel Morse
What God hath wrought?
The mere holding of slaves, therefore, is a condition having per se nothing of moral character in it, any more than the being a parent, or employer, or ruler.
Samuel Morse