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Altogether, I did not think him exactly a gentleman. Within a short time, however, Mabel was writing her mother: Mr. Bell said today my voice was naturally sweet. Think of that! If I can only learn to use it properly, perhaps I will yet rival you in sweetness of voice. He continues pleased with me. I enjoy my lessons very much and am glad you want me to stay. Everyone says it would be a pity to go away just as I am really trying to improve. During the same month that Mabel Hubbard entered Bell's life, he delivered his first lecture at Boston University.

It was on this trip, in early March 1875, that Bell had his encouraging interview at the Smithsonian Institution with Joseph Henry. Although Bell felt duty bound to follow through with the harmonic telegraph at his backers' request, Henry's encouraging words kept him alert for any possible telephone breakthrough. How close he was to such an advance he had no way of knowing. On May 24, 1875, Bell wrote his parents: "Every moment of my time is devoted to study of electricity and to experiments. The subject broadens.

He was bringing me two little instruments I had made . . without knowing what they were for or to whom they belonged. They had not been made in accordance with his directions. . " However, once Bell 43 Alexander Graham Bell described his harmonic telegraph idea, the relationship between the two men began to flourish. By January 1875, Watson, the most skillful workman in Williams's shop, began to be assigned regularly to Bell's projects. They would work together in the attic of the shop, often late into the night.

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