Speedwell, New Jersey
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|Speedwell, New Jersey|
|Elevation||75 ft (23 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||883121|
Alfred Vail of Speedwell received a one half share of the telegraph patents held by Samuel F. B. Morse on September 23, 1837 in exchange for Vail providing a working model from his Speedwell Ironworks.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Speedwell
- Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed January 25, 2015.
- Coe, Lewis (2003). The Telegraph. ISBN 0-7864-1808-7.
Vail had no money of his own, but his family was persuaded to advance money and make the facilities of the Vail iron works at Speedwell, New Jersey, ...
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