Cooke Manuscript Journal

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William Fothergill Cooke - Cooke's Contribution To The Telegraph
... can be seen that the invention and introduction of the "alarum" or sounding alarm designs by Cooke was firmly asserted to by Cooke throughout the arbitration process ... made by Wheatstone himself claiming having invented the "alarum." Cooke claimed in the arbitration records that he began working on his "alarum" early-on, on 17 March 1836, just after seeing Shilling's telegraph ... of the Physical Sciences." The discussion of Cooke's "alarum" was paramount to the arbitration proceedings ...

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