Sentence Examples

  • Visiting England in 1856, Field entered into an agreement with Bright and with John Watkins Brett, who with his brother Jacob had proposed the constructing of an Atlantic cable eleven years previously, with the object of forming a company for establishing and working electric telegraphic communication between Newfoundland and Ireland.
  • Brett controlled the Newfoundland Telegraph Company on the other side of the ocean, Bright organized with them the Atlantic Telegraph Company in 1856 for the purpose of carrying out the idea, himself becoming engineer-in-chief.
  • It lies pleasantly in a well-wooded country on the small river Brett, a tributary of the Stour.
  • Brett, merged 1903 with the Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature (8 vols., 1901-1908, ed.
  • Dr Richard Brett, fellow of Lincoln Coll.

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