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upon the ebb, upon the flood

Yes.       1
No.       2
A.       3
B.       4
C.       5
North.       29
E.       37
S.       45
W.       53
Aground, I am.       64
Aground, are you ?       65
Belong, to what place do you?       119
Bilged, has it ?       121
Letters, your telegraphic, show.       380
Outside, nothing.       469
Outside, it is so thick, nothing can be seen.       470
Sail, there is a, in sight.       565
Sail, there is a strange one in sight.       567
Weigh I shall, upon the ebb.       731
Weigh I shall, upon the flood.       732
Weigh I shall, at slack water.       733
Weigh I shall, when the wind changes.       734
Weigh I shall.       736

phrases ex Part First, Telegraphic phrases,
to be used between telegraph stations and vessels entering or leaving port.
in Abraham A. Leggett, his The telegraphic dictionary : being a list of all the phrases, words, names of vessels, countries, ports, harbours, islands, &c., likely to occur in telegraphic communications, either at sea or on shore: arranged according to the plan adopted by the Merchants’ exchange company of New York.
New York, Printed by Gray and Bunce, 1828.
from NYPL copy

15 March 2018

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Abraham A. Leggett, The telegraphic dictionary (1828)