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1. Telegraph Telegraph File contains a paper from the Western Union Telegraph Company detailing the early history of transcontinental telegraph lines, including the first in 1861 and events related to their development, from...

2. Telegraph Beginnings in Kansas Telegraph Beginnings in Kansas Spring//1959 Article about the origins of telegraph lines in Kansas from extensions from Kansas City lines in the late 1850s by Charles Stebbins and the Western Union Telegraph Company.

3. Western Union Western Union File containing papers on the history of the Western Union Telegraph Company, taking the place of the Pony Express in the western Missouri area in 1861.