Transcription Samples -- Telegraphs

Telegrams include routing information that we will omit. In the example above, we would transcribe:

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WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY

RECEIVED AT:
[Bar Harbor] Maine 7
Mrs. Raymond Robbins,

1437 W Ohio St.

Impossible to go to California have speaking engagement on suffrage in Wisconsin first week in October then I go to Colorado cannot speak in Illinois before October fifteenth.

Jane Addams.

306 pm.

Samples

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Capitalization

If a telegram is rendered in all capital letters, the transcription should be as well.

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