Correspondence (outgoing), 1897 Jan-Aug

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[illegible] No.2. THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY. INCORPORTAED

21,000 OFFICES IN AMERICA. CABLE SERVICE TO ALL THE WORLD.

Thos. T. Eckert, President and General Manager.

Receiver's No. Time Filed Check

SEND the following message subject to the terms on back hereof, which are hereby agreed to. S.F., Cal. Feb. 4, 1897

To Thos. H. Hubbard, 23 Broad St., New York, N.Y.

If you will agree to exchange of bonds as I have designated in despatch preceding to I will then agree to reorganiza tion in regard to building as proposed.

Mrs. Leland Stanford.

this was wrong not sent JLS.

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ALL MESSAGES TAKEN BY THIS COMPANY ARE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS:

To guard against mistakes or delays, the sender of a message should order it REPEATED; that is, telegraphed back to the originating office for comparison. For this, one-half the regular rate is charged in addition. It is agreed between the sender of the following message and this Company, that said Company shall not be liable for mistakes or delays in the transmission or delivery, or for non-delivery of any UNREPEATED message, beyond the amount recieved for sending the same; nor for mistakes or delays in the transmission or delivery, or for non-delivery of any REPEATED message, beyond fifty times the sum received for sending the same, unless specially insured, nor in any case for delays arising from unavoidable interruption in the working of its lines, or for errors in cipher or obscure messages. And this Company is herby made the agent of the sender, without liability, to forward any message over the lines of any other Company when necessary to reach its destination.

Correctness in the transmission of a message to any point on the lines of htis Company can be INSURED by contract in writing, stating agreed amount of risk, and payment of premium thereon, at the following rates in addition to the usual charge for repeated messages, viz, one per cent, for any distance not exceed ing 1,000 miles, and two per cent, for any greater distance. No employee of the Company is authorized to vary the foregoing.

No responsibility regarding messages attaches to this Company until the same are presented and accepted at one of its transmitting offices; and if a message is sent to such office by one of the Company's messengers, be acts for that purpose as the agent of the sender.

Messages will be delivered free within the established free delivery limits of the terminal office. For delivery at a greater distance, a special charge will be made to cover the cost of such delivery.

The Company will not be liable for damages or statutory penalties in any case where the claim is not presented in writing within sixty days after the message is filed with the Company for transmission.

THOS. [T?]. ECKERT, President and General Manager.

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[illegible] No.2. THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY. INCORPORTAED

21,000 OFFICES IN AMERICA. CABLE SERVICE TO ALL THE WORLD.

Thos. T. Eckert, President and General Manager.

Receiver's No. Time Filed Check

SEND the following message subject to the terms on back hereof, which are hereby agreed to. S.F., Feb. 4. 1897. 189

To Thos H. Hubbard,

23 Broad St. New York, N.Y.

Dayton kerchief lovejoy custodian carmot equator smutch slimy skinflint and snuff demitted draker pernancy smeared mulcting the income mutely copiously dawned it legalist nutgall bucketful leghorn echanus ireful acquisitor muffling daddy deem hideous leeway catheter schinus leeway disfashon channel nauseous legatees and madedon.

Mrs. Leland Stanford.

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ALL MESSAGES TAKEN BY THIS COMPANY ARE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS:

To guard against mistakes or delays, the sender of a message should order it REPEATED; that is, telegraphed back to the originating office for comparison. For this, one-half the regular rate is charged in addition. It is agreed between the sender of the following message and this Company, that said Company shall not be liable for mistakes or delays in the transmission or delivery, or for non-delivery of any UNREPEATED message, beyond the amount received for sending the same; nor for mistakes or delays in the transmission or delivery, or for non-delivery of any REPEATED message, beyond fifty times the sum received for sending the same, unless specially insured, nor in any case for delays arising from unavoidable interruption in the working of its lines, or for errors in cipher or obscure messages. And this Company is hereby made the agent of the sender, without liability, to forward any message over the lines of any other Company when necessary to reach its destination.

Correctness in the transmission of a message to any point on the lines of this Company can be INSURED by contract in writing, stating agreed amount of risk, and payment of premium thereon, at the following rates, in addition to the usual charge for repeated messages, viz, one per cent. for any distance not exceeding 1,000 miles, and two per cent. for any greater distance. No employee of the Company is authorized to vary the foregoing.

No responsibility regarding messages attaches to this Company until the same are presented and accepted at one of its transmitting offices; and if a message is sent to such office by one of the Company's messengers, he acts for that purpose as the agent of the sender.

Messages will be delivered free within the established free delivery limits of the terminal office. For delivery at a greater distance, a special charge will be made to cover the cost of such delivery.

The Company will not be liable for damages or statutory penalties in any case where the claim is not presented in writing within sixty days after the message is filed with the Company for transmission.

THOS. T. ECKERT, President and General Manager.

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Easily channel of Athens still under Bobbinet. If Daddy Boatman to channel of Athens, the new Athens must be Crudity in San Francisco and Brokenly to Schinns before Daddy Kaffir the Espy ones. But under no Berresford will Daddy Boatman to Besmirched giving new Expansion Hideous to awfully new Historian in Edifice and absolutely Brignol use of my Eminently in that Boastless. It is in Burial Marx adjutant of Dwarf Oleate Ophelia

Copy telegram to Genl. Hubbard from Mrs L. Stanford Feby. 1/97

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