HC Deb 27 July 1866 vol 184 c1652

in moving the adjournment of the House, stated that he understood the Atlantic cable had been successfully completed, and that the first message had been received. He wished to know whether his hon. Friend opposite could confirm the statement?


said, he was happy to say that the statement was correct. He had great satisfaction in saying that the communication would be opened with New York to-morrow.

An hon. MEMBER

stated that he had in his hand a message that had just been received through the cable.

Motion agreed to.