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#5 Form No. 11 WESTERN UNION Cable Message WESTERN UNION THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY. INCORPORATED ROBERT C. CLOWRY, President and General Manager. THE LARGEST TELEGRAPH AND CABLE SYSTEM IN EXISTENCE. CABLE SERVICE TO ALL THE WORLD. 24, 000 OFFICES AND 25,000 ADDITIONAL TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CONNECTIONS IN NORTH AMERICA. DIRECT AMERICAN CABLES NEW YORK TO GREAT BRITAIN. CONNECTS also with ANGLO-AMERICAN and DIRECT U. S. ATLANTIC CABLES. DIRECT COMMUNICATION WITH GERMANY AND FRANCE, CUBA, WEST INDIES, MEXICO and CENTRAL and SOUTH AMERICA. WITH PACIFIC CABLES TO ALASKA, HONOLULU, AUSTRALIA, GUAM, THE PHILIPPINES, JAPAN, ETC. Branch offices in Principal Cities of Great Britain and the European Continent. All Foreign Telegraph Stations accept Messages to be sent "Via WESTERN UNION." Detroit, Michigan, U. S. A. July 18, 1910. Send the following message, subject to terms and conditions, printed on back hereof, which are hereby agreed to. To Marcopoli. Aleppo. [[3 column table]] Cannot | suggest | price| for | lamps | without| seeing | originals. | Freer.| | | | | | | Chg. C. L. F. | | | | | | | | | [[/table]] [[Cannot suggest price for lamps without seeing originals. Freer.]]
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