John Muir


R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson


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Form No. 168.THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANYThis Company TRANSMITS and DELIVERS messages only on conditions [illegible], which have been assented to by the sender of the following message.Errors can be guarded against only by repeating a message back to the sending [illegible] for comparison, and the company will not hold itself liable for errors or delays in transmission or delivery of unrepeated Messages, beyond the amount of this paid [illegible] nor in any case where the claim is not presented is writing within sixty days after sending the message.This is an UNREPEATED MESSAGE, and is delivered by request of the sender, under the conditions named above.THOS. T. BOKERT. General Manger. NORVIN GREEN, President.W 396 CH BY & CW 20 PAID 2 PM 8-06PMReceived at the WESTERN UNION BUILDING, 195 Broadway, N.Y.18.0Dated : OCT 8TH 1890To ROBT U JOHNSON,EDITORIAL DEPARTMENTCENTURY UNION SQUAREN.Y.HAVE NOT ASCENDED ELIAS DO NOT KNOW KERR GUESS KERRSASCENT WILL NOT CONDLICT WITH MY ARTICLES RUSSELL IS RELIABLEJOHN MUIR.


Martinez, Calif

Date Original

1890 Oct 8


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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Reel 06, Image 0657

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