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Aaron, Fannie | to Mother and Father, postmarked 1921 April 18

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vassar:45887,vcl_Letters_Aaron_Fannie_1921-03_04_034
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n.d. [postmarked 1921-04-18]
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[Mel saw Lester off + got a bite at station

6:30

love, Fan]

 


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ALL MESSAGES TAKEN BY THIS COMPANY ARE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS:
To guard against mistakes or delays, the sender of a message should order it REPEATED, that is, telegraphed back to the originating office for comparison. Fof ^IS, one-half the unrepeated message rate is charged in addition. Unless otherwise indicated on its face, THIS IS AN UNREPEATED MESSAGE AND PAID FOB SUCH, in consideration whereof it is agreed between the sender of the message and this Company as follows:
1. The Company shall not be liable for mistakes or delays in the transmission or delivery, or for non-delivery, of any UNREPEATED message, beyond the amount received for sending the same; nor for mistakes or delays in the transmission or delivery, or for non-delivery, of any REPEATED message, beyond fifty times the sum received for sending the same, unless specially valued; nor in any case for delays arising from unavoidable interruption in the working of its lines; nor for errors in tdpher or obscure messages. -
2. In any event the Company shall not be liable for damages for any mistakes or delays in the transmission or delivery, or for the non-delivery, of this message, Whether caused by the negligence of its servants or otherwise, beyond the sum of FIFTY DOLLARS, at which amount this message is hereby valued, unless a greater value is stated in writing hereon at the time the message is offered to the Company for transmission, and an additional sum paid or agreed to be paid based on such value equal to one-tenth of one per cent, thereof.
3. The Company is hereby made the agent of the sender, without liability, to forward this message over the lines of any other Company when necessary to reach Ifcs destination.
4. Messages will be delivered free within one-half mile of the Company's ofSce ia towns of 5,000 population or less, and within one mile of such …. in other cities & towns. Beyond these limits the Company does not undertake to make delivery, but will, without liability, at the sender's request, as his agent and at his expense, Endeavor to contract for him for such delivery at a reasonable price.
5. No responsibility attaches to this Company concerning messages until the same are accepted at one of its transmitting offices; and if a message is sent to such office by one of the Company's messengers, he acts for that purpose as the agent of the sender.
6. The Company will not be liable for damages or statutory penalties in any case where the claim is not presented in writing within sixty days after the message is filed with the Company for transmission.
7. Special terms governing the transmission of messages under the classes of messagi^ enumerated below shall apply to messages in each of such respective classes in addition ^ gU ike forenoing terms.
8. N ^^mploveeof ike Company is authorized ta vary the foregoing. THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPAI^V
INCOR»*ORATCO
MCWCOMe CARLTON,
CLASSES OF SEHVICE
fELEGRAIVrS
, A full-rate expedited service. jfMIGHT MESSAGES
Accepted up to 2.00 a.m. at reduced rates to be sent during the night imd delivered not earlier than the morning of the ensuing business day.
Night Messages may at the option of the Tele^aph Company be mailed at destination to the addressees, and the Company shall be deemed to have discharged its obligation in such cases with respect to delivery by mailing such Night Messages at destination,postage prepaid.
DAY LETTERS
A deferred day service at rates lower than the standard telegram rates as follows: One and one-half tunes the standard Night Xetter rate for the transmission of 50 words or less and one-fifth of the initial rates for each additional 10 words or less.
SPECIAL TERMS APPLYING TO DAY LETTERS:
In further consideration of the reduced rate for this special "Day lietter" service, the following special, terms in addition to those enumerated above are hereby agreed to:
A. Day Letters may be forwarded by the Telegraph Company as a deferred service and the transmission and delivery of such Day Letters is, in all respects, subordinate to the priority of transmission and Öelivei^ of regular telegrams.
b. Day Letters shall be written in plain English. Code language fe not permissible.
c. This Day Letter may be delivered by the Telegraph Company by telephoning the same to the addressee, and such delivery shall be a ebmplete discharge of the obligation of the Telegraph Company to deliver«
D. This Day Letter is received subject to the express understanding and agreement that the Company does not undertake that a Day Letter shall be delivered on the day of its date absolutely and at all events; but that the Company's obligation in this respect is subject to the condition that there shall remain sufficient time for the transmission and delivery of such Day Letter on the day of its date during regular office hours, subject to the priority of the transmission of regular telegrams under the conditions named above.
No employee of the Company is authorised to vary the foregoing.
NIGHT LETTERS
Accepted up to 2.00 a.m. for delivery on the morning of the ensuing business day, at rates still lower than standard night message rates, as follows: The standard telegram rate for 10 words shall be charged for the transmission of 50 words or less, and one-fifth of such standard telegram rate for 10 words shall be charged for each additional ! 0 words or less
SPECIAL TERMS APPLYING TO NIGHT LETTERS: ^ In further consideration of the reduced rate for this special "Night Letter'' service, the following special terms in addition to those enumerated above are hereby agreed to:
a. Night Letters may at the option of the Telegraph Company be mailed at destination to the addressees, and the Company shall be deemed to have discharged ita obUgation in such cases with respect to delivery by mailing such Night Letters at destination, postage prepaid.
b. Night Letters shall be written in plain English. Code language is not permissible.
No em/ployee of the Company is authorized to vary the foregoing.

 


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Mr. + Mrs. Marcus Aaron
402 S. Winebiddle Ave.
Pittsburgh, Pa