Tuesday, June 1, 2010

June 1

June 1, 1846: The first press dispatch by telegraph arrives in Rochester at the New York, Albany, and Buffalo Company office, reporting on the constitutional convention in Albany. In 1860, this company was mergered with the Western Union company, then headquartered in Rochester.
Sources and Further Reading:
  1. History of Rochester and Monroe county, New York (1908), William F. Peck, pg 76

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