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Telegraphic Communication With Asia

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Parent Issue
Day
3
Month
August
Year
1860
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

for establishing a permanent telegraphi ; OQnnection bv land between Europc and I the principie" countries of Asia, Ikis been ' sulmiittod to Prince Napoleon, vho lias exprussed himself favor.ibly on the subject. The projector proposes to commence his linn at Paris, oopdiietiog it throuph Belgrado, Constantinople, Teheran, Uálcutta, Malacca] Cauton, Pekín, dfeo , to Bohrifigï Stráit, wliere a subinarine calilo will carry it ovcriiito Nortb Araorica. Skirting the Western coast of that vast continent, j the line would pass through Fan Franciseo, and thence tlirougb Moxieo, Pananu1, ' Lima, and V:lparniso. H ure turning otf at fi righ angle, it is to cross tlio continent at Buenos Ayfes, and end at Rio de Janeiro. Will not, we are inolined to ask, the barbarious state of niany of the coanti-ics throug}) which tbs line is to pass ronder its sêcurity extreniely precarious? - Galignani of Paris, JuJij 8.