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ADAMS EXPRESS COMPANY
BUREAU OF ORDER
AND FOOD PRODUCTS
REDUCES COST OF LIVING
ASK FOR BOOKLET

MONEY ORDERS
THIS SYSTEM FOR SMALL REMITTANCES
EXCELS ALL OTHERS
FOR SAFETY, ECONOMY
AND CONVENIENCE

TRAVELERS' CHEQUES
PAYABLE ALL OVER THE WORLD
USED AS INTERNATIONAL
CURRENCY
FOREIGN REMITTANCES
BY DRAFTS OR MONEY ORDERS
AT MARKET RATES

FOREIGN DEPARTMENT
SUPERIOR SERVICE
FOR
SHIPMENTS ABROAD

UNIFORM EXPRESS RECEIPT
ADAMS EXPRESS COMPANY
RECEIVING FORM 23
JUNE, 1915

NON-NEGOTIABLE RECEIPT
3/19/17
Received from Seligmann subject to the
classifications and tariffs in effect on the date hereof, 70 ST - 5 AVE
1-Box
Property covered by this receipt accepted subject to delay.
value herein stated and warranted by shipper to be
(See foot note)
Dollars.  not exceeding 50.00
Consigned to H.P. Bingham
at 1955 E 93 [[St]] Cleveland Ohio
Charges Collect

which the Company agrees to carry upon the terms and conditions printed on the back hereof, to which the shipper agrees, and as evidence thereof, accepts and signs this receipt.
Jacques Seligmann
Shipper.
[[R. Anderson 2045]]
For the Company.

NOTE - The Company's charge is based upon the character of the property, of which its value is an element, and its value must be declared in writing by the shipper unless its character is otherwise disclosed.  When goods are hidden from view by wrapping, boxing or other means and the company is not notified of the character thereof, the shipper's declaration of value may be made by notation, "not exceeding $50.00" or "not exceeding $50.00 or 50 cents per pound, actual weight."
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