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The Telephone Patent Conspiracy of 1876: The Elisha Gray-Alexander Bell Controversy and Its Many Players A.Edward Evenson

The Telephone Patent Conspiracy of 1876: The Elisha Gray-Alexander Bell Controversy and Its Many Players

A.Edward Evenson

Published February 28th 2001
ISBN : 9780786408832
Paperback
259 pages
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From court testimony, contemporary accounts, government documents, and the participants correspondence, a fascinating story emerges. More than just a tale of rivalry between two inventors, it is the story of how a small group of men made BellsMoreFrom court testimony, contemporary accounts, government documents, and the participants correspondence, a fascinating story emerges. More than just a tale of rivalry between two inventors, it is the story of how a small group of men made Bells patent the cornerstone for an emerging telephone monopoly. This book recounts the little-known story in full, relying on original documents (most never published) to preserve the flavor of the debate and provide an authentic account. Among the several appendices is the lost copy of Bells original patent.