following is a series of articles on the early experiments
and instruments made prior to the telephone was made for commercial
use. After reading the articles and seeing photographs of
working models made from notes and drawing left by early inventors,
you can ask the question: "Who really invented the telephone?"
The articles are provided by A. Edward Everson, author of
the book The
Telephone Patent Conspiracy of 1876. This book is currently
in print and is available at amazon.com.