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M. Chappe, the inventor of the semaphore, tried about the year 1790 to introduce a synchronous electric telegraph, and failed.Heroes of the Telegraph|J. Munro
This gave 64 different signs, but was defective in the same point as that of Chappe.Historic Oddities|Sabine Baring-Gould
Observer, after an interval of ten minutes: Are you ready, Chappe?
It was as though Chappe had indeed something to say and meant to say it.
Chappe washed his hands, so to say, of Robert and his doings.