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W1519 TO DR. CALVIN BROOKS MCQUESTEN from his brother Isaac B. McQuesten
Sep 10 1884
To: 784 Lexington Ave., New York
From: Hamilton Ont.



This company TRANSMITS and DELIVERS messages on on conditions limiting its liability, which have been assented to by the sender of the following message.

Errors can be guarded against only by repeating a message back to the sending station for comparison, and the conpamy will not hold itself liable for errors or delays in transmission or delivery of Unrepeated Messages, beyond the amount of tolls paid thereon, nor in any case where the claim is not presented in writing within sixty days after sending the message.

This is an UNREPEATED MESSAGE, and is delivered by request of the sender, under the conditions named above.

THOS. T. ECKERT, General Manager

Original patents Coupler Sett feed locks is [send??] to me directly and unconditionally No assignment papers sent to Dunn1 at New York last February Write you tonight I.B. McQuesten

1 For information on the McQuestens' involvement with William Dunn's patents, see W2554a.

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