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  • Brett (Philosophy of Gassendi, London, 1908), Buhle (Geschichte der neuern Philosophie, iii.
  • Reginald Baliol Brett Esher >>
  • Brett, who was now his principal colleague, approached Sir Charles Bright in London, and in December 1856 the Atlantic Telegraph Company was organized by them in Great Britain, a government grant being secured of 14,000 annually for government messages, to be reduced to Io,000 annually when the cable should pay a 6% yearly dividend; similar grants were made by the United States government.
  • In 1845 submarine telegraphy was inaugurated by the laying of an insulated conductor across the English Channel by the brothers Brett, and their temporary success was followed by the laying in 1851 of a permanent Dover-Calais cable by T.
  • Dr Richard Brett, fellow of Lincoln Coll.
 

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