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"Correspondence, June 1915", Item 014

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Western Union Telegram form 1201

Western Union Telegram and Cable Newcomb Carlton, President George W. E. Atkins, Vice-President Belvidere Brooks, Vice-President

Claims of Service Symbol Day Message Day Letter Blue Night Message Nite Night Letter N L If none of these three symbols appear after the check (number of words) this is a day message. Otherwise, its character is indicated by the symbol appearing after the check.

Received at Seaboard Nat'l Bank Bldg., 13 W. Main St., Norfolk, Va. Always Open

21 PJF 10 CY Capemay N J June 26th 15 955AM Mrs Chas E Townsend 243 Freemason st Norfolk VA William Douglas born this morning Mary and baby both well Wm Clarke Mason 1014am


Claims of Service Symbol Day Message Day Letter Blue Night Message Nite Night Letter N L If none of these three symbols appear after the check (number of words) this is a day message. Otherwise, its character is indicated by the symbol appearing after the check.