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Blank No. 1. THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY. The rules of this Company require that all messages received for transmission, shall be written on the message blanks of the Company, under and subject to the conditions printed thereon, which conditions have been agreed to by the sender of the following message. JOHN VAN HORNE, Gen'l Sup't, Louisville, KY. WILLIAM ORTON, Pres't O.H. PALMER, Sec'y New York Dated Washington 21 June 1870 Received on [[blank]] To L W Stevenson Resignation accepted turn over to Bartholomew orders by mail By order of Genl Howard E Whittlesey A A G 1 bx [[?]] paid
Not sure about the signatures next to "William Orton" and I'm not sure if I transcribed the crossed out numbers below it correctly
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