beyond bitumen, confusion.
|And it was carried.|
After some explanation.
Before he sat down.
Before the question was decided.
Great confusion prevailed for some time.
ex John Wills. Telegraphic Congressional Reporter. (Baltimore. 1847) *
a not very representative selection of phrases from this code for reporting on speeches and other proceedings in Congress. LC copy; another at AAS.
Wills also compiled the Electro-Magnetic Telegraph Vocabulary; or, Condensing Correspondent, designed to communicate commercial and other general intelligence, in Abbreviated Form and at Small Expense (1846), largely devoted to cotton and described here.
before and after; telegraphic codes
John Wills Telegraphic Congressional Reporter (1847)