Caption: Absorption in Telegraphy: the Great American Boa Seeks Another Victim

Source/Date: Frank Leslie's Weekly, November 25, 1882

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Creator: Unknown

Remarks:The Jay Gould Boa has just swallowed the Atlantic and Pacific Telegraph. The antipathy to Gould probably stemmed in good measure from his operations in telegraph companies, which journalists worried would give him control over their sources of information.

Keywords: Telegraph