By K. G. Beauchamp
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3 Principle of the astatic galvanometer 27 28 History of Telegraphy quite, equal in strength so that by applying the magnetic ﬁeld to only one of them the rotation is made much easier, and the nullifying action of the Earth’s magnetic ﬁeld is almost cancelled out. 2), which rotated in a trough of mercury. The Schilling needle detector was an extremely sophisticated device, details of which were copied by many later experimenters, including Cooke with his railway telegraph. Schilling used the sequence of movements of the disc produced by an incoming signal, in accordance with a pre-arranged binary code, to indicate the diﬀerent letters of the alphabet.
Indeed, Chappé himself had considered electricity in 1790 and abandoned it in favour of mechanical systems. He was suﬃciently concerned, however, to leave behind a record of his ideas , which were taken up by Ronalds in 1816. However, this was not the ﬁrst proposal for ‘signalling at a distance by the use of electricity’. ’ in the Scots’ Magazine, Edinburgh, on 17th February 1753 ; his identity has never been satisfactorily disclosed, although various suggestions have been made. He proposed an electric conducting line (or rather a series of such lines, one for each letter of the alphabet), each terminating in a pith ball suspended from the end of the line.
27, pp. 283–6 3 ‘Murray, Lord George (1761–1803)’, in ‘Dictionary of national biography’, vol. 39, p. : ‘The semaphore 1796–1847’ (Arthur H. : ‘A treatise on telegraphic communication, naval, military and political’ (T. : ‘The ﬁrst data networks’, Scientiﬁc American, 1994, 270, pp. : ‘Telegraph signal rules’ (1822), Institution of Electrical Engineers Library, London Things mechanical 19 11 ‘4th Report of the Railway Committee of the House of Commons’ (1840), Fiche no. 97, vol. 13, p. : ‘Christopher Colles and the ﬁrst proposal of a telegraph system in the United States’, Historical Magazine, 1807, 15, pp.