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TEE I ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH EXPEDITION.

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TEE I ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH EXPE- DITION. Telegrams from Thursday up till Monday have an- ■Bmaeed the continued total loss of insulation in the at a distance of 1,250 miles from Valentia. The Inlawing correspondence on the subject will be read with interest. Sawardi the Secretary of the Atlantic Telegraph Csssapany, ha&,forwarded to the daily press the follow- .j¡;¡g oommunication fe>m Mr. Graves, Valentia, dated Friday, 12.35 p.m &&ore tests for neither insulation nor conductivity, tod .his instructions do.nofc permit him to do so. All brTo&fc Britain troubled last two days with;earth cur- Tpots, equal in some places, to eighty cells. Between •AiDsfcerdam and Berlin equal to upwards of seventy westward from here equal to upwards of 100 «T Not>so fetrong this, morning, but still greater •soara aignaHing power. Anxiously awaiting their •^sation to, learn state of affairs. — VALTENTIA, FRIDAY, AT 1.40 P.M. last taken for conductivity. Result shows accident luaKA -'i loss of insulation or dead earth. m^fram 'Valentia, w'. ^Haiiher, *cf the Et^ral 'Observatory, brought JSf8 accompanying important letter from «i8 Aatronomer Eoy al in 'relation with the stoppage of ^e Great Eastern. i° Gl&ifther also laid before the directors the photo- ^api. streets 6f the MagnetiorObservatory, showing a magnetic storm greater infarce thanhas occurred for ^aftJ'pyeasg^coBimeno^dson: W<*difesday, the 2nd inst., wcas -being the' time, almost to an instant, at which rom' ^Le"' 'Eastern' became unintel- ■ Mr, G-kuaber-thinks it iprobaMe" that :tha storm, -jfcosaghvafyeiuch abated,has not yet so ceased as to auew the -feteWc; eurreiifcAieed! in signalling through the «afelet- tobeiaanifest-edatVaientia.Iam, &c., GEO. SAWARD. jflOTT-flOFS ASTIiONOMEIi BOTAL. I>ear Sirj-Ia reference to-the reported interruption eommaincatioti through the Atlantic Telegraph, August 2, at noon, as is shown by ICIIUr .pOOUographic records, a magnetic storm com- >^EX5ed, whibh ifosa to great violence in the course of WeaEesd^eight) and was at its height from five a.m. momiHg of Thursday, August 3, to the noon It deolined slowly to eleven p.m. on Tlmrsday, «tufe,tnoret rapidly to seyen sa^m. this morn- «^ r(Frida|?), -Aug«i3t 4. Atjpreseat, eleven a.m.the £ fcorar haSjgeBerally abated. xaagnietic-storm has been one of the most violent-—in some respects the most violent—I have 4?ver 'known, -Throughout the storm the spon- taneous «aitn currents; have been, very strong, and afeanging' 4zu>&.t; lapidly. The aotione of the earth sarxent ^galvanometers havein consequence been 10 rapidthat, inn general they have left ne traeo ■4BS1 the photographic: sheets. From Wednesday, Aiiguet 2, at luoon, to 2 .a.m. -tlkismorniiig, Friday, August 4, the record from our Croydon wire is in acaasequenoe of this rapid motion entirely lost. The record from.our Dartford wire is lost generally, but occasionally eome traces are visible. If the magnetic .currents in the Atlantic are: at all comparable in fcioleEeo tothesa in England it ia im- possible 'that any record can have been, made by the Afeiaiitio telegraph though it be in perfect order. Perhaps you will have, the goodness instantly to this in the quarters in which you thinkit willba most useful.—I am, dear Sir, faith- fully yours G. B. AIRY. Royal Observatory, Greenwich; August'4.

LORD MAYNARD S WILL.

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