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[On the 5th Inst.]

The Illustrated London News, vol. 46, no. 1307, p. 286.

March 25, 1865

On the 5th inst. messages were sent direct from New York to San Francisco, a distance of nearly four thousand miles; the largest length of wire ever worked over in one circuit. The wires worked well though it rained at several points on the line.

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