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The Magnetic Telegraph Company,
MORSE LINES,
NORTH, SOUTH, EAST AND WEST,
Connecting with the Southern, Western, Eastern and Northern Lines of Morse’s Telegraph



TO THE TELEGRAPHING PUBLIC
The Magnetic Telegraph Company assumes no responsibility for errors or delay in transmitting messages by Lines over which they have no control; nor will they be responsible for errors committed by their employees, unless messages are repeated back to the sender, for which 50 per cent. of their regular charges will be made. Due diligence and good faith are guaranteed.

OFFICE HOURS—SUNDAYS FROM 8 ½ TO 9 ½ A. M., AND 7 ½ TO 9 ½ P. M.

BY TELEGRAPH.
Dated Washington Nov 21 185960

Received, _[gap]_ 1859, [gap] o’clock, [gap] min. [gap] M.

To A. B. Moore, Governor of Ala

Your dispatch recd. I go tonight
to Ames Foundry, Chickerpee, Mass
to buy Cannon. I shall buy
brass cannon & carraiges for
same unless you telegraph me not.
the Secretary has been kind and
instructive—has posted me well.
Telegraph here to National
Hotel.
J. R. Powell

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Note: The Ames Foundry was located in Chicopee, Mass. not Chickerpee as noted in telegram.