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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An electrical device which records the yea or nay of a voter when the corresponding knob or button is pressed.

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  • This characteristic trait had grown stronger as he matured, having received, as it did, fresh impetus and strength from his one lapse in the case of his first patented invention, the vote-recorder.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions, vol. 1

  • It has generally been supposed that Edison did not take up work on the stock ticker until after his arrival a little later in New York; but he says: ` ` After the vote-recorder I invented a stock ticker, and started a ticker service in Boston; had thirty or forty subscribers, and operated from a room over the Gold Exchange.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions, vol. 1

  • Telegraph repairs and experiments were going on constantly, especially on the early fire-alarm telegraphs [1] of Farmer and Gamewell, and with the aid of one of the men there -- probably George Anders -- Edison worked out into an operative model his first invention, a vote-recorder, the first

    Edison, His Life and Inventions

  • As I have told you, after the vote-recorder, he had invented a stock ticker and started a quotation service in Boston.

    Radio Boys Cronies

  • It has generally been supposed that Edison did not take up work on the stock ticker until after his arrival a little later in New York; but he says: "After the vote-recorder I invented a stock ticker, and started a ticker service in Boston; had thirty or forty subscribers, and operated from a room over the Gold Exchange.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions

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