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Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791–1872)

Morse, Samuel Finley Breese. The famous inventor of the electromagnetic telegraph, also an artist and a publicist; born at Charlestown, MA, April 27, 1791; died at New York, April 2, 1872. He was professor of natural history at Yale College; and one of the first professors of the College of the City of New York (professor of the fine arts). He wrote: ‘Foreign Conspiracies against the Liberties of the United States’ (1835); ‘Our Liberties Defended,’ a memoir of Lucretia Maria Davidson, (1829); etc.