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Electric telegraphs in Canada, 1865

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Electric telegraphs in Canada, 1865
  Montreal telegraph company Provincial telegraph company Vermont and Boston telegraph company Total
Length of line 4,326 609 43 4,978
Length of wire 5,457 652 43 6,152
Stations open to the public 331 37 1 369
Instruments 370 40 1 411
Public messages sent* 444,878 25,000 9,453 479,331
Source: Statistics Canada, The Canada Year Book, 1867.