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1876 Liquid Transmitter
The first articulate sentence ever spoken over an electric telephone was
uttered over the liquid transmitter on March 10, 1876. The historic words,
"Mr. Watson, come here; I want you." were uttered by Bell after he spilled
some of the acid which was part of the transmission apparatus.
This set was found by the present owner in the basement of the Bell
Telephone Building in Eugene, Oregon.