Title: Burnell, Levi
Reference Code: Mss-2071
Inclusive Dates: 1883
Quantity: 000.03 cu. ft
Abstract: Burnell was a Milwaukee resident from 1853 until his death in 1883. He reportedly devised a method to transmit messages over metallic wires years before Samuel Morse perfected his form of telegraphy.
Scope and Content: The records consist of an obituary, an article published in the December 1978 Wisconsin Academy Review, and daguerreotype.
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