THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY
25,000 OFFICES IN AMERICA.br>
CABLE SERVICE TO ALL THE WORLD
This Company TRANSMITS and DELIVERS messages only on conditions limiting its liability, 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 station 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 tolls paid thereon, nor in any case beyond the sum of Fifty Dollars, at which, unless otherwise stated below, this message has been valued by the sender thereof, nor in any case where the claim is not presented in writing within sixty days after the message is filed with the Company for transmission.
This is an UNREPEATED MESSAGE, and is delivered by request of the sender, under the conditions named above.
THEO. N. VAIL, PRESIDENT
BELVIDERE BROOKS, GENERAL MANAGER
RECEIVED AT S. E. Cor, Pine and Montgomery Sts., San Francisco ALWAYS OPEN
W37CH EB 77 GR
WASHINGTON DC JUNE 24 1913
HON JOHN MUIR
SAN FRANCISCO CALIF
TELEGRAM RECEIVED, UNANIMOUS AGREEMENT OF COMMITTEE DETERMINED TO DEVOTE SIX HOURS BEGINNING WEDNESDAY MORNING AT TEN OCLOCK TO THE DEPARTMENT HEADS IN DEVELOPING ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES OF THE BILL, SUCCEEDING SIX HOURS TO PROPONENTS OF BILL AND FOLLOWING SIX HOURS TO OPPONENTS OF BILL. IT IS EXPECTED HEARINGS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL MATTER IS DISPOSED OF, WILL BE GLAD TO HAVE YOUR SUGGESTIONS EITHER IN PERSON, IN WRITING, OR BY REPRESENTATIVE.
SCOTT FERRIS CHAIRMAN
1913 Jun 24
Original letter dimensions: 17 x 20.5 cm.
Ferris, Scott, "Letter from Scott Ferris to John Muir, 1913 Jun 24." (1913). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4023.
Reel 21, Image 0538
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