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A telegraph to the President of the United States, William McKinley, sent from Thomas Bowen in which he tells about his military service.
One paper measuring 7.9" by 5.1"
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Bowen, Thomas Mead 1835-1906, "Telegraph from Thomas Bowen to the President of the United States" (1898). Bowen Collection. 36.
Form No. 2 The Western Union Telegraph Company. Incorporated 21,000 Offices in America. Cable Service to All the World. THOS. T. ECKERT, President and General Manager. SEND the following message subject to the terms on back hereof, which are hereby agreed to. April 13th, 1898 To To the President Washington DC Was Colonel nearly three years and Brigadier by Brevet at close of Civil War [illegible] service as Brigadier now and ask for [illegible] to the [illegible] at once. Thos M. Bowen Read the notice and agreement on back