Samuel F. B. Morse

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United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)

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Caption: Samuel F.B. Morse, who successfully operated the first single-wire telegraph line between Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
Morse, both nephews of the famed inventor and creator of the electric telegraph, Samuel F.B. Morse, constructed the building for approximately $200,000.
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Notably, Samuel F.B. Morse reportedly received the first telegraph message in Bladensburg, in 1844.
On May 24, 1844, Samuel F.B. Morse sent the first electric telegraph message from the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on wires strung along the B&O's right-of-way.
In a widely read 1834 pamphlet, Samuel F.B. Morse (yes, that one) denounced the arrival of Irish and German Catholic immigrants in the Mississippi Valley as a conspiracy to destroy American republicanism.
Morse, born in Connecticut, was an important influence on his times and had two brilliant and influential sons, <IR> SAMUEL F.B. MORSE </IR> and <IR> SIDNEY EDWARDS MORSE </IR> .
Abrams last year brought out Samuel F.B. Morse, by art historian William Kloss, which shows how Morse recorded history in his paintings by depicting the leaders of the first half of the last century.
Most of the notable American portrait painters of the day studied under West, including Copley; Gilbert Stuart; Charles Willson Peale and his son, Rembrandt Peale; Thomas Sully; and Samuel F.B. Morse.