Punch, 33 (1857), 38.
A Resource for Some Sovereigns
Telegraphy, Technology, Government
Claims that on seeing the many miles of iron-wire cable at the office of the Atlantic Telegraph Company, the railway commissioner Frederick Peel wished the cable had been 'Red Tape'.
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