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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. 
O.H. PALMER, Sec'y.  9  J.H. WADE, Pres't

Dated, Mobile 9 Sept 19 1867
Received at Montgomery Sept 20 1867
To Bvt Maj Gen Swayne
Your dispatch received in regards to the respite of convicts.
F Horton 
Mayor
10 m 100 paid
c.x.
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