Telegrams and correspondence between Ernest Graham and F. C Elliott, Chief Drainage Engineer of Florida.

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Telegrams and correspondence between Ernest Graham and F. C Elliott, Chief Drainage Engineer of Florida.
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Everglades Drainage and Other Water Issues
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Folder: Telegrams and correspondence between Ernest Graham and F. C Elliott, Chief Drainage Engineer of Florida.

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Everglades (Fla.)
Drainage -- Florida -- Everglades.

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University of Florida
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NEWCOMB CARLTON. PRMBIDENT


JRA:M
GorGae W. e. ATKINS. FIRS VI~~CH-REIDINT


S9end the followlhAg meessge, subject to the terage
on ~arna beror, mu~ch are hereby agreed to/ Mfiami
r. Os le0tTY~f CHIE ESAo~INAGE EDGnEE~R.


q, Fla., Jtran 1, 1922t~.


DAM~t WAfS:E-P 2 9 IN NOT a G bIOUS, AP~PEU. FOR PRgO'jE~io 8209~
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AL% MESSAGES TAKEN BY THIS COMPANY ARE SUBJECT TO E FQLLOWING ERitSS
To guard against mistakes or delays th soodei of a message should order it repeated, that is, telegaphed Imok to the originating office 1 ompar199u. F
ene-hidf the unrepeated message rate is chargo3 in acklition Unlesi otherwise indicated on its face, this is art unrepeakd Tuesyage anet paid for iderth, in consid I
whereof it is agreed betweeli the sender of the 2nessago and this cornnany sa.foHows.
L The company shaH not be liable for mistakes or delays in the transmission or delivery, or for non-delivery, of any message receivedfor trdhamissine FA th
peated-me sage rate beyond the sunt of five hundred dollars; nor for nistakes or delays in the tranarniss a delivery, or for riou-delivery, of say neessagh rem~ 1
transmiswion at tbo repeated-message rate beyond the sum of flve thousand dothrs, urdesk s.peciouM values; nor la any case for deles arising from unnvoidable it
tion in the working of it.s lines; nor for errors in eipher or obscure messays.
2. In pay event the company shall not he liable fbc damAges for mistakes ordehys in the transtaidlon or delivery, dr for the non-deliverve E ny meisagni v
caused by the negagence of its servants or otherwise, beyond tbo sum of five thoused dbliars, at whicleavount-can message is deemed to be valued, unless a guest-
as st.ai.ed in wfiiirag by the sender thereof at the time the message is condefed for transmission, and.unless the ripeated-nimsige rate is paikor agreed to be rigid
additionid charge equal to one-tenth of one per cent of the amount by which such valuation shsH ahead Eve thousand nature R
3. Thh company is hereby made the agent of the sender, without liabill.y, to forward this message over tpe lines of any othat company when necemary to
destination.
.4. Messages wALLs delvered free wRhin one-1wif inl!0 of the numpany's ofilee in town of 5.000 copulation or less, and withiu one mxTe of such office in of
er towns. Beyond thee-linxits checompany dpes not undertaketo.make dulivery, but will, withmitchabilfty, at theseh&r? remenhe hiksged, n at his expends
or to contract for him for such delivery at a reasonable price.
5. No responsibility attaches to this company coverning rnessages until the same are accepted yet one of its transmitting ofires; and if mediage iisent
office by one of the company's mee3engers, he acts for that purpuse a.s the agent of the sender.
G. The conminy win untbe liaEde fear darnages or statuTory peardries in any case where the ch1im is not pivseriteel in v7riking wilhlisixtid 8 afterthe m
filed with the minpany for trans
7 Speci:J terms auverning the transmission of iness gas under the classes of messages emuner:Red below shall apply to messages in each of such regy
ditici to all the foregoing terms.
8. No employee of the companies authorized to vary the fortgoing. THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPlf
inchaeoRATea
NrWOOMB CARLTort Persiotort





A hd rato expedited service, Day Letter shalite delivered on the day of its datWabsout
at all events; but that the Cotttpanyk 6bhdition in this, req
NIG subject to the condition that there shall}ethairi stifficidnt th
Accep ad up to 2:00 A.nL at reduced rates to be sent during the the transmission and delivery of such Da\ Letter oril the day
night and delivered not earlier than the morning of the ensuing busi .dite during restilar once hourst subject to the priority of the
oess da mission of regular telegrams under the conditions naked ab:
Nigh Messaged may at the option of the Telegraph Collipany be No employee of the Company is'authorized to vary the fore
mailed t destination to the addrossons, and the Company shall be
de mM to knmANehorcrarl if < oblitratier in such owns with reenect NIGHT LETTERS
to delivery by mailing such Night Messages at destination, postage Accepied up to 2:00 A.xt. for delivery on the morning of t1
prepared' suing business day, at rates still lower than standard tiight in
DAY LECTTERS rates, as follows: The standard telegram rate for 0 words wh
A deferred day service at rates lower than the sttuidard tologram ch gal fordheditunanissionbof 5)0 rided less nd oe
rates as follows: One and one-lialf times one standard Night Letter .
rate fordhe transtnissiori of 50 words or less and one-fifth of the initial additional 10 words or less.
rates for each additional 10 words or less. sperin ri \fS APPLYING TO NIGHT LEFFEl .
SPECELL TERMS APPLYING TO DAY LETTERS H ftTt110T COllside-ation of the reduced rates for this special
Ex further consideration of the reduced rate for this special Day Letter service, the following special terms in addition to thos
Letter service, the following special terms in addition to those one merated above are hereby agrood to
weratfid isbove are hereby agreed to: A. Night Letters may at the option of the Telegraph Obt
& Day Letters may bo forwarded by the Telegraph Company as he mailed at destination to the addressees, alid the Company
a defirr service and the transmission and delivery of such Day be deemed to have discharged its obHgation id such cases wi
Letterags; in all respects, sublirdinate to the priority of tranargiksion spect to delivery by mailmg such Night Letters at destination,
and deliver of tWgular telegrams age 'prepai4L
B. Day Ig;@a shall be writion in plain Eirglish. Code langliage u. Night Letters shall e written in plain English. Code he
is not permisiifbt as not wanti tible ,
1% ri received subject to the express understand- No employee of the Company is authorized to vary t.he fore




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ws: dard telegram rate
the of 50 words or an
for 10 words be charged
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SPECIAL APPUTING TO NIGHT LETTERS:
AT In further consid of the redneed rates for this special
her rate for Day Isttbr service, t.he fo special terms in addition to those
in addit enu- merated above are her agreed to:
A. Night Le rs at the option of the T41egraph Company
the Telegraph Company as be mailed at s to the addressees, and the Company shall
and delivery of such Day be deemed to discharged its obligation in such cases with
a ate the priority of transmission spect to delive such Night Letters at destination,
te grams. age prepaid. *
8 written in plain English. Code language a. Night Let wr Men in plain English. Code lan
is not permissible,
is received subject express understand- No employee of the Company is authorized to vary































































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Send the fpilowing message, subject toV thytferms --
on ba!ckr hereof,. which arre hereby gi ed r 3 2 $$f

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.ALL lWESSAGES TbA.EN BY THIS COMPANY ARE SU~BJEet T TJ F'LLOWN lt TERMN$:
i.aiid against, mistakes or delas, the sender of a message should agder it ugightihti. thar ds, healip~C~ ar~iosinasn o~fie Far coprin hi
a h unrepeated message rate la charg~is n addition. _Unless otherwise indiangesd~m a face, this is so us enesse and unid Jer as one, soc rc
r, to agreed between the sender of the message and this comoany is Sellows.
::i1. The comlp~oay shal not. be liable for mistakes or delays in the transminuianor fdslvery, or for non-delivery, of message i'eenived for rranstniasion at th mr*,
peated-mesagae rnte beyond the sum of ive hundred dollars, rno for mistakikag.ar deay h the transmismron or deivr .or.for non-debivery. of any rln~8earssles reivedfo
tranenusalon r. the repeated-message. rate beyond the sum f fiv thousand dollars, unles sinkght~ly ralskebor lan~ case ~f~or delays arising-trols unavoidable itemrru.
Lion In the working of its lines, nor for errors in upiher or obscuEUr meSBages.
2.In any evrmt. Ibe epmpany sta-lll not, be hpable for damages for mise:5 kes tic Indha trehamissios or delivery, oi for the non-delivery of say-.meanse. Merbe e
calisd ~by! the negsligen. e ** its s8iitirrut or other ayq beyond the sum of~ Gore sand dolh starhich usount essra messages is deemedl to be valuedi. Unless -a graers value
la stated in w-risug b~y the sender thereof at the time the menagse i. tendered For bransmisatrist, and unless the repedted-messrae rqate is psick er agreed to be pid, and an
additional charge equal to one-tenth of one per cent of the amount by whit h such valuation` shallesceed five thousand dollats
.~ -dstn ioLe company is hereby- made Ltee agent of the? EE nder, Wlthout liabilityl, to forward this ~Peassue Over t he inesi e(ay other company whe n ecesastlji to re ach iI&
-- -I 4. M Iessag-tes-wiHbe\dfrerd frlr within one-ball muile of t~he companfa offioe inl towns of 5,00?) population ot le~ss nd 4thin one mileb BOf endh8 iUe in~B ohr ites
atdowne:a Beyond these Amitsithe zompany does not, undertake so makre leivery.-bris will-'alatious Hab~jity as the netwlt rtirueas 4Jlhi iinglak and at his expense, endear-
~Ior to contnans for tur for such dellivery. se a reasonable price
5. No rrsponsibility nu m.3bes to t is company ren'erning roessarges until the iname are necepted at one of it bss it~eiri dili and II a messaCge is eens tb euteb
ol~ee lif one of the comlpany's messengcrs. he qr ti fol Obst purpose no the atretl ofthd leader. :. s.ii:~i~ -, sge~e lssei
r:. The compsrny mill no tr IbeCIJ hshiIfoRdimES OF IBItutify pellhlegit 88 y eaI wD 80phere tIS 0l~ 1s & Il pr@bOne ~ in i@ 1 ~ Batrfl I~aeL
filed with the rompany for tran~nuszlion.
7n. 6eiartrms governing the cransmission of messages uirlder the elestlan9at.aeasage~Pr edurqprtedbelowR shall apply to meassages in each of such respeelive plaude,
in addition o i, ll the for~egnlg termd ayte!oeoq i is ~S~ #NO N 1Eij~~. '91~~
5. N~o emrployee oi the comrplny is authorized ovr h ogig._ Tb FSIRNU O EE PC M AN
; ~~' ~I~conPoi l7ar go :
,NEW ollB CARLTOi)Nu

Et... GRM is draeta

.., A full-rate expedited ser-vice. 'Po sldpy n
IGHT~~~ atS t h ~i'tha respect i?,
NIG T ESAGS soid t a t.;h~ clexit-~u0ci~rt time for
: Accepted up tio 2:00) b.M. at redliced- rates to be: setf t uring `the ., esio and. deierf isu b Day o~ttr on tday of it s-.
:pigh and delo'ered not earlier than the morning-of-tIhe ensuingl busi. 'date dliring regular office bours, sub ect to-~~~ abb; -
neas .day. muifssin o regular telegram~ :udder thecodiala
Nigbiht lesages may at the optr.io of the Telegraph Company be No ed@!oee of the Compan~ ddd 1
8. mailedl atd. dtination to flienddressees, and the ompan sal be .
.dee~med to have discharge its;..cbligatire in such astses wvith- respect NIGHr :LETTERSI
to delivery bhy misiig such gJiht, Aer ages At, destination, postage 'Ae ted up~ to 2E0d "also for de~iii;p~b oa~ to thb
: prq ~. suing e~whiines day,a iestllor*tantnag
-D ~E T'E'RS j rates, as' follirm: Th~estandard telegra .ti to for or P~W:hBU be

.. Ates a y raoa:Oe a ane-d o a ne s andald rih lettr g o'tadri t~e rm ndtefr w0 Iod -salb:
satefor6 tansission of 5 odids or less and one-fith of the initial.. additlional,10 words or less,
raes additionid 10 lwods or lesB. B fPECIAL TERMJ ALPPLY1NG TO NIGEET LETTE~~rS;; :
.ALTERnitalAPPLYINGC 'fO DAY LETTERS: Z0 rurthBr coRsipe'*tion of the reduced rates for t spid Night .
duration of the reduced rate for this special Day Letter-service,athe following special terms~in addition id .t ~~.enue-
folo" eca terms in addition to those enu- merated above ilre hereby agreed to:
m *,. ~a. Night Letters may at the option of the Telegraph Copn
It. me, bpy the Telegraph Company as be mailed at destination to the addressees, and the 'Coigia~ny sa
a de rreandthe 9reansmisseon and delivery of such Day be deemed to hav~e discharged its obligation in such eases .with..re
is i respects, subordinate to the priority of transmlirkion spect to delivery.1iy mailing such Night Letters at delitinat~io po'st-
lier regukars telegrms;' age pre aid.
Day ettr hall:~be written in plain English. Code language B. Night Letters shall be written in plain English::i Cods~e lagu -
permssile. .is not pecmnissibi'e.
hisii~i Day-Letter is received subject to the express understand- No employee of the Company is authorizzed.Mt vary :the fo~reging,




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ALL MESSAGES TAKEN .BY THIS COMPANY ARE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS:
Lunrd~33 agis itsor delave, the sender of a me~scsag ould onler it repeated, that. is, telegraphed backi to th. orieinsuing Jotie for compgrison. of.this, one-
hal th b un pstdmploag hage tin addstin. U b nlessothrwse niae niifcti sa neetdmsag n adfra u..I oleainwee
is~~~n agreed~ be de.6" oifb. l acnn the .1ransmission or deway, or for uon-delivery. pf any meenage meeiv~ed for t~RanenidsiJo at the urepeated-
message rlat b ,,nd the sum ofI bh undredr .Il.11rs: nor for mistakes or delays in the transmiseson or delivery o omn-heyor any message reCorved for cransnussio n at
the repeated m-ing E rse te be-yond the sumu of fiv-r atbhlusu~d doll~aruns, CPrdee speiaipwdiallC nIot~ inay case for dea~y., ~arman tromunvdblmtrpto shewkigois
lienr tov r <.rs ineh r or ~obsur sagi hatbe Isab~le for demaranc for mistakes or delays ip the tranlmission or de~livercy, or for the non--elivry. af any..meoesae,: whethei
causesi] tA the neglroin:- .~ Its sirvants or othe-rwise,. beyond the sum of five thousands dollarsi at which amount each roessage ia deeme~d to be varlued, unless aF vraainle is.
elatedJ In writing by- the itnder th~rese It the time the mRenger is trndered for tranainesiian, and unlese the retenced-merranee rate hi-gaid or areedi to be paid ,a an additional
charrre equl~ to ~ne-tenth of one Pstr cet of the amountr by~ whlh Enob valuation shall~exaed fIve thousand dollars.
3. The cOmrmp ny to bey mtade the agent of thbe sender, withaot harbiity, so forwad this mannasge over the lines of szip other coompany when pecessary so reach its des-
tiatou Alt~ierawU esue deil verid free within c~np-half mrle of the company's ol~tee in towns of 5,00j0 population forces, and witia~p~~.j~eanullp oneh a~opino;orer cities or
ro.ns. Brand rbej Umsts the company doesno un ldertake to mike delivery, but.,will, without liability, at the~penderls a eqUest, r9 his ageent ad a% hian~expeneesondeavor to
wrtr..t1. i~om a hvendi atlcs .o ths cb mp prsg conce rning mearages until thi?lle ifme araccepted at one or its t anamitting otices; and if a meassae is sent to such oflice
b nfThe or~mp so meJ eno3 re U0l ior hdpinpmar or hear~o~ p~sht n nj case where theboaim is not prboseted in writing withii eisty days a~ter the merssage is fled
with th Co Itojnr~d btr In meaon~asion br rth Comparn:: to recover the tolls foir daly message or mesa es the prom t and corrert. Ltranschias~i and deliver tihereof shall be prre--
slimed, u"big ciu Itcs u verni.t et tE nal .OHir of mOszgSe under.the alas es~i~f l ooaaees s nulerated ~l~liw.swTI shlpply to mplapesage i e 'oairpaiv lsnsi d
9il, r-., Nto emp ee of the company isauthorized to vary the foregoing. N RA H MMPANY

.' ~ ~ B TONl. P RESIDEIhi'f
: CLASSES OF .SE ICE to -: .
TELEGIRAMS -~B yh2 'f tlbe de~livrPi~d tn h day of its da~te ab~solutely and at all
A ful-r~teexpdite sevic. e ~ents; but. thrit the Company's obligation ho this respect is subject.i
NIGHT MESSAGES to the co~nditio~n th'It there? shall remain ~suffic ent. t me or the


.ma 1 d at is. i cti pto te ad see s, and tbleg a pany ps 1 be No emlployee of the Company is ait thorize~id ~~~l :sity foie ink :
.derized to h~ave dischai-ged its obligation in such ca es with respect to NIGHT LETTERS; :
:` de-liverpv by mniinig such Night hessages atdestination, poP tagetprepa~id. A~ccepte'd up to 3.06a.n. for delive-ry on the me si~ng ol8 ensuing i
DAY LETTERS bupiness day, at retffesf~still lower t~han standitra`nigh~t me~ssage fatPs, as
:l deferred day service at. intes lower thun thre standard tele- follows: iThe standard telegrm ratefor l~owardsaadibeh .~c~ for'the
States as follows: .One and one-balf times t~he standard Night t ra~nsmirseon of 50 words or less, sand one-fifth of suchb stani~~~r telegram
rrate for the transmission of 50 nwordis ol rt leul an one-fifth of ratre for 10 wonl shall be charged for each additional 10 wor~ds r less.
piilrates for each additional 10 words or less.
'SPECIAL T ER1LI APPLYING TO DAY' LETTERS: SPECIAL TERILIS APPLYING TO NIGHT 1E~yERS:
In further consideration of the reduced rate for thiis special Day In further consideration of the reduced nrte for ~ttihipsdpedirl Night
Letter service..the following special terms in addrtion to those enu- Letter s~ervice, tbo following special fe~rms in addition to those enu-
merau~ted above reherebyi agreed to: merated abore are hereby agreedl~ to:.
A.DayLe may ber frwsrderd by the Telegraph Company as a A. Ni rht LettelJrs ay at the option of t~he Telegraph Comtoany
deferred ervice d the transmission and delivery of such Day Letters be mailed .itt dest~ination to t~he addressees, a~nd the o~mpany +al
s,~ in all repcssb tee priority of transmission and be deemedi t~o have dirbasrged its obligation in such eases with rtspct I
delivery..of re.s to delivery by, majiung such Night Lietters at destistion, postage
.8.I ay TA r anEnglish. Code language prepaid.
is 4 rmi2 B. NIight. Letters shall be written in plsm English. Code language
;j .~ This. received iubject to the exrpress unders~tand- is not permissible.
ing and ah Company does not undertake that: a. Day No employee of the C'ompany is authorized to vary -the foregoing.















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.Telegram
Day Letter ,


site the class of servieo desired:
OTHERWISE THE MESSAGE
WIUl BE TRANSMITTED AS A
FULL-RATE TELEGRAM


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NiEWCIOMB CARLTON. PRugIDENT


Send the following message, subJect to the terms
on back hereof, which are hereby & greed to
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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, abat is. telegrispbed back to the originating office for comparison. For this,
one-ball the unreplsated n)EsEser Irle is charged In aiddmon. Unines otherwise indrcar~ed on its face. thi a toan unrepeated mosange and paid for as such, an considerations
whereof it is agreed betw~een the sender~ of the message and this company as followsb:
1. ? be company sjill not be liable for misrakes or delays in the triannusalboo or delivery. c~r for non-delivery,. of Syo maassaer Trive:d (or trDansiHBioR st, the Uuer-
peated-me~ace rate beyond the dum of f~ee hun~dreJ.d1ollars: nr kar mistakes or delays in th~e trhnimasjion or de-livecry. or for non-delivrr).v of any message received for
transmission at the re-peated-message rale beyond fue sum of i~ve thoubsnd dollars, untreas speclarrly (alu.1l; nor in anY case for de~lays arl-ang fro~m unav~oidable interruption
In the wvorin: ol its huers nocr for errors in tapher or obsacure messages
2. In mny eventl the ro~mpfsa, eiall not be liable for damasecs*or mistakes or delays in the trnanmindion or delivery. or for the nao-di-liver r, of any message, whether t
caused by the nqgligeCeP of it ... r\. antd or Otheril.Se, beyond the sum of five.sLtousand dollars, at waithb amoun t a ch message Is deemed to b~e valued, unless a greater value
io stated in w~ruing b\ the sendrr !hereofl at the lime the message is tendered for transmission, sad unless the re~peated-messnge rate ia paid or agreed Lo be paid. and an .
additional charge equa~l to one-t.-nth oI one pir cent of thre amount by which ~urb vainanon rshal sexced five Ihousand dollars
3. The company int her eby madep the scent of flie Iendtr. rl If lour L I-- sf, tD lorwayrd thia message over the line of any other company when nseeassry to reach its
destination.
4. Merassprs will be delive-red free wsithin one-half mile of the company's offlee in towns of 5,0001 population or less, and within one mile of such otece in atbher cities
or towon. Beyonud.1htese bmits the company' does not undertake to make delver~t, but w~ill, wi~thouse habdlity, at the sender's request, as his age nt and at, his expnene, endear-
or to contract fr him for such delivery no a reasonable price .
.. 5. No responsibdlity artmebes to this company concerning messages until the samen are aeceptedl at one of its transmitting offlseee and if a message ra sent toa such
offlee by one of the ec.mpn. ~sn messernger, hre acts for that purpose as the j"gent of the send~r
/ The company w-ill not be liab~le for damages or statutory penaltirs m any. case where tire cla~im is not presented in writing wvithin un~ty days after the mESsage is
filed w-ith the company Ior transmisio h ol o~ymsad qm. Le a rmt~ ore m ~ission.od dlvr hro
7. It is~agreedl thtf in any nation by the company to recover h ol o n ~sg rmsae h rmtsa orc rnpeinsddlvr hro
shall be presumed, subjeor to rrbu t>I by competent evidenep.
1 8 rSpecial terms governinle the rnanmisson of messagga under the classee 6f messages enpmerated below shall apply to messages in each of such respredtiv claspss
in addition to all the sureguing terms 'H ETR NO EER P O PN
B. No employ.- of the rcmpany is authorized to vary the foreguoin. T EW SE NU INT LGsAHC MPN
INCORPOrATED
NEWICOMB CARLTON. PHrsajoENT

i cLASSES OF SER ICE
S. TE LEGRAMS mga geement that the Company does nottirndertake that n
A full-rate expedited servze. Pay ttr.ehall be delivered on the. day~ of its dthee absolutely, and
at al vets;but that tbc Co~mpany's obiligatiqn lan this respect is
.NIGHT MESSAGES. subjec to the condition` that, there-hall remath suffcient time for
Accepted up to 2:00 A.M. at. reduced rates to be sent, during the the tramiso and delivery of sue3? Day Letter on the day of its
night and delvered not earlier than the morning-of the. ensuing busi. lated ring regular oFFice hours, subject, to the priority ^f the trans-
oeday misi regular telearams under the conditions named above.
-e Night bllessages may at the option of,the Telegraph Company. be No employee of the Company~ is authorized to vary the foregoing.
) ~mailed at destination to the addressees, and the Company .shall be
Seemed t.0 have disjcharged its obligation in Ctch cases with respect, NIG TLTpS
to del very by mailing such Night lifessages 'at destination, postage Aepe pt :1.u o eieyo h uso h n
prepal .. .suiag usees ay at, rates still lower than stan arid night, mbasage
DA;Y LETTERS teag:as follow: The standard telegram rate for 10 words shall be
..AS dfre ay whdrceat rate nofe than b~e ~tndrd tteleemr rhar~i )h~ mu rassin of n G Ao w s o1 ces and oe-ffho
rate for the transmission of 50 words or less and one-fith of the initial Additipnal 10 words or less.
rates for each additional 10 words or less. ( Bau *ai*APYN P IH FES
aPECIL~ TFiaBIS APPLYING TO DAY `LETTERS: In furtherr consideration of the reduced rates for this special Night
In further consideration of the reduced rate for this special Day Lett~er service, the following special terms in addition to those enu-
Letter service, the foll~wing special terms in addition to those enu- ''4 mnerated above are hereby agreed to:
merat.ed above are hereby agreed to: a. ,Night Letters may at the option of the Telegraph Company
a. Day Letters may he forwarded by the Telearaph Company as be mailed at, destination to the addressees, and t~he Company shall
a deferred service andi the transmission and delivery of such Day be deemed to have discharGEd its obligation in such cases with re-
Letters is, in all respects, subordinate to the priority of transmission pc~odelivery by mailing such Night I~tters at destination, post-
and delivery of regular telegrams.' age pad
a. Day Letters shall be written in plain English. Code la 4a ight Letters shall be written in plain English. Code language
is not permissible. so not permissible.
c. This Day Letter is received subject to the exirees understand- No employee of the Companoy is authorized to vary the foregoing.


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To guard against mistakes or delays, the sender of a missive should onlerit reptu thd that is, trdegripKE Insck to the n utt he and for com son For thit one-
half the unrepeated message rate is charged in addjtion Unless otherwise indirited pn it fgh, this is an unnyilkted maskage Ami pa lot Es such n cotwide dian whereot it
is agreed between the send r of the rnessa:m and 1,513 civiipany as folipwe
1. The company shall not he liable for mistakes or delays is the trimmission or delivery, or for naindellizery cryatyane use receited for tch nois bri at the unrepeated-
message rate beyond the sum of five hundred defines; nor for utistakeabridelaysiri tb&tr narnission of-delivery or for nou-delivery. of any we eye received for transmission at
the repeated-message rev: beyond the sun of five thousand dollird, ordeit spildly Editdi rioFin any baseJBidelkys bristhgircrn, abacokhible mere priott in ibe working oE its
likes; aur fbc errors in eipher or
vent the camps s a nadik110 far damAges for mistakes or delays in the trairnission or dehVery' by fic the nowdelivery, of4ov message hether
cau ad by the negligence of its servats or ot erwise,..hevond the sour qf .five thousshd dollah,,at. whii;h artman.L Raph nipagge 5 .deemed 6 valued, tu intreater valuhis
elated in wrying by the sender thereof at the time thnuessaw ii toodered for tranwhissiod and obless the ragehted dies agwrato is kht d or A t be padfond an additional
charge equal to one-tenth of one peFeent of the amount by which quch valuation shall eiceall Ove thousand dolbrs, &
The coawapyle holeby made the agent of the seuder, withobt Ability to foki ard this.message over the 1908 of tiny oth4: hDi be necessid t/ reachits de-
tination.
4 Messages wll be delivered free within one-half ndle of the earnpany's oilledin towns of 5.mm popubitike RN add ith n ie dah Fich I atherkities or
towns beyond. these limits the company Jose out. uAlertake to make delivery, but will, without liabilty, at the meddefs regile )xi% aged & opense, endeavor to
outtact fdrytim for such.delivery at a reasongfHe price.
No respan iallity attache To this coMpany convenintageesiges volkthe sale are secopted MYob Of 1 fi@hitti OMecs And n a at to sildh.office
y one of the etimpany s inessengers, he ads for that purpose.as the agent of the sodder,
tL The 40mony \vm not be liable for amnages a statutory penalties in pny ease Where the chha is 500 n Ated in wr g withii sht 8 the messake is filed
with the Company for tradymis
7. It.is a read tht it az action by th Cont: : to redver the tols or any fue age or JAssaw a the promp .ull carry to a on a v foof thy bdgilS
samed, subject to rebyly! by c etent endem
8 Snecial turns governing 1,be tr Mr ission bf messages under the class a st me ages unumernied bekny shalbip ily to p ages 16 eath ilmses in 48-
tion to all the.forego ng terms.
9 No employee of the comDany abiliarized to vary th Threg6ing.
TH ME It N UNMN I COMPANY


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u a as Lp terate11 be delivated on th 4 rd t (1 A 011 rate expedited er vice. 14 at@L It AsOthe any obkghtiaserthiArespeckissubjedy
to thindiditierk eikhiif sinffthibi&%ireditor Kik ifans-
coopted up tb 2 00 A si at VMuced rates 1 rhe et 19dfing the ni he mission and delivirgo ERDi 1 theon the day ofith date during
at d delivered not earlier than hedubming of the of a zig husitiess day reglibr office hours, so at to the priority of the transtilip iori of reg-
Night Messages Ind.y at the option-of the Tidegraph Company be ulty tdegrams traderth conditionsusmeetshove.
vaded 4 destibation to the ddEessess shd the Company shall be No einfiloyee ofthe diapitivis hithorized tb Vaby the foregoing.
deerned to bove didebarged its obhgationin such cases with respect to MGHT-LETTERS
delivery b n/ailingsuchNight!Kassagesatdestionioppost.ggepre kiid. Accepkd Ep to 2.00 for delivery ori the morning of the onsuing
DAY LETTERS = a at TEM OL.th*ni standard night message rates; as
A deferred dby service'at riteA kiwei than the' stakdurd tele- follows The standar4te rptedor 10 words shaRhe ch:krged for the
gram rates ps follows: One apdan balf times the standard Night transrnissionoffi0wordibr4e can che-fifthofstichstandardtelegram
Letter rate for the transmidion of 50 words or less aid one-fifth of rate for 10 words sfilth charged for each additional 10 words or less,
the initial rates for each additionit Hi ivords or less.
SPEL IAL TERMS APPLYING TO DAY LETTERS: SPECIAL.TERMS APPLYING To NTCHT LETTERS:
In flirther consideration of the reduced rate for Chis special Day In further cobsideratiorfof the redticed likfor this special Night
Letter service, the olidwing-special terms in addition to those on- Letter service, the killovihig spabial teemA ih addition to thbse enu-
morated above eed to: merated above are hereby agreed to:
A. Day Let arded by the Telegraph Colapany as a A,. Night.Letters 188 at th(0)%! n of .thQ Te ceraph Company
Icferred serviceit e friinsmission and delivery (such Da Letters be mailed at destination to the addresses, and b Colbpay? Aill
is n all idbliht subordinate th the priority of transu site and be deemed to have discharged its obligation n such eases with respect
dell ery of regillar tolograrns, to delivery by mailing such Night Letters at do tinagent postage
Day Letters shall be written in plain English. Code language prepaid.
nt perinissibles v. Night Letters shall be written in plain English. Code langliage
c. This Daf Letter is receft a abject 9 the express understand- knot permissible
ing and agreement that the CompAny does not undeftake that a Day No expployco of the Company is author I teevary the foreming.










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suing message
ERS ratab, fo r shall be
eferr day service at rates lower than the standard telegram charg cir ess, and one-fifth of
as ows: One and one-half times the standard Night Letter such shall be charged for each
rt ission of 50 words or less and one-fifth of the initial addition words or
additional 10 words or less. / SPECIAL TERMS APPLYING TO NIGHT LETTERB!
8PECIAL TERMS APPLYLNG TO DAY LETTERS In further consideration of the reduced rates for this special Night
consideration of the reduced rate for this special Day Letter service, the followitig special terms in addition to those enu- 4
the following special terms in addigon to those enu- morated above are hereby agreed to:
abs hereby agreed to: A. Night Letters ma:/ at the option of the Telegraph Company
Letters may be forwarded by the Telegraph Company as be mailed at destination to the addressees, and the Company shall
service and the transmission and delivery of such Day be deemed to have discharged its obligation in such cases with re-
is, in all respects, subordinate to the priority of transmission spect to delivery by mailing such Night Letters at destination, post-
deliv of regular telegrams. age prepaid.
shall be written in plain Englishi Code language 8. Night Letters shall be written in plain Code language
is not permissible,
is subject d- No employee of the Company is authorized th foregoing.




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F. C.ELLIOT, Carr Dea~l.. Eor~gnan CA A.M49RDEEGOLE.RNON
Ex Orricro Psulrsiant
GLENUN TERRELL,SPECILC~ OUrSEL ERNEST AMOSC r
J.C.LLJNNlGTn
RIVERS H-.BUFO
.oaTONfY ~NERaL
TRUSTEES o**** INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT FUN ,A 5RACoa

s~ BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
OF EVERGLADES DRAINAGE DISTRICT


OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA


TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA,

an,. 3, 1925.


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Mr. E. R. Grahn,
Resident Mlanager,
Pennsylvania Sugar Co.,
Mdiami~, Fla.


Dear Sir,


This is to acknowledge receipt of your letter
of the 28th ult.


Beg.to advise that Mlr. Elliot is at present in the
Everglades, but the report to which you referred relative
to the Tamiami Trail will be mailed to you within the next few
days .


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ALL MEESAGES TAKEN Bif THIS COMPANY ARE SUBJLt'T TO THE -FOLLOWING TERMS:
To guard against mistakes or delays, the sender of a manage should order it repeated, that is, telegraphed back to the originating office for compirison. For this,
one-balf the unrepeated message rate is charged in addition. Unless otherwise indicated on itA face, this is an unrepeated message and paid for as suchwin consideistion
whereof it is agreed between the sender of the message and this company so follower
1. The company shall not be liable for raistakes or delays in the trammission or delivery, or for non-delivery, of any message received for transmissibn at the unre-
peated-message rate beyond the sum of five hundred dollars; nor for rnistickes or delays in the transmission or delivery, or for non-ddvery, of any me e received for
transmission at the repeated-messirge rate beyond the sum of five thousand dollars unks specidy tained; nor in any caeo for delays arising from unavoidab & interruption
in the working of its lines; nor for errors in cipher or obscure messages.
2. In any event the company shall not be liable for damages for inistakesobdelsfain the transmission or delivery, or for the non-delivery, of any medageywhether
caused by the negligence of its servants or otherwise, beyond the sum of five thousant dollars as which amount each message is deemed to be valued, unless a greater value
is stated in writing by the sender thereof at the time the message is tendered for transmission, and unless the repeated-mossage rate is paid or agreed to be paid, and an
additional charge equal to one-tenth of one per cent of the amount by which such valuation shall exceid five thousand ddllars.
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 Decessary to reneb its
destination.
4. Messages will be delivered free within one-half mile of or towns. Beyond these limits the company does not undertshe to make delivery, bHt will, without liability, at the ender"a requet, as his agent and ad his expense, codeav-
or to contract for him for such delivery at a reasonable price.
5. No responsibility attaches to this company noneerning messages until the same are accepted at one of its transmitting offices and if a mbeenah is sensto such
office by one of the company's messengers, he acts for that purpose as the agent of the under.
B. The company will not be liable for damages or statutory penalties m any case where the claim.ia not pressided in writing within sixty daythfide the message is
filed with the company for tranainission.
7. It is agreed that in any action by the company to recover the tolls for any message or messages the prompt and correct transinission And delivery thereof
Shall be presumed, subject to rebuttal by competent evidence.
8, Special terms governing the transmission of messages under the classes of myseases enumerated below shall agply to messages in each of suckre pective claunts
m addition to all the foregomg terms.
9 No employee of the company is authorised to vary the foregoinc. fH E WESTERN UN ION TELEGRAPH COM PANY
INCOMPORATE D
NEWCOMB CAftkTON, Paksistrr ;

CLASSES OF SERVICE
RAMS ing and agreement that the Company does riot undertake that a
A full-rate expedited service. I)ay Letter shall be delivered on the dayTd its date absolutely, and
at all events; but that the Company's obligation in this respect is
NIGHT IVIESSAGES subject to the condition that there.sball remain sufficient time for
Accepted up to 2:00 A.M. at reduced rates to be sent during the the transmission and delivery of such Day better on the day of its
night and delivered not earlier than the morning of the ensuing busi- date durmg regular office hours, subject to.the priority a thetrate
d mission of regular telegrams ubder the conditions named above
ight Messages may at the option of the Telegraph Compan be No employee ofthe Company is authorized to vary the to oinge
walled at destination to the addressees, and the Company sha# be
deemed to have discharged its obligation in such cases with respect NIGHT LETTERS
to delivery by Mailing such Night Messages at destination, postage
prepaid. Accepted up to 2:00 A.M. for delivery on the mothing of the en
suing business day, .at rates still lower than standard mght mbssage
DAY LETTERS rates follows: The standard telegram rate for 10 words.ehallie
A deferred day service at rates lower than the standard telegram charged f he tranardision of 50 words or legs, and one2fifth of
rates as follows: One and one-half times the standard Night Letter such stan d telegram rate for 10 words shall be charged for each
rate for the transmission of 50 words or less and one-fifth of the initial additional 10 words or less.
rates for each additional 10 words or less. SPECIAL TERMS APPLTING TO NIGHT LETPERS:
BPECIAL TERMS APPLYING TO DAY LETTERS: In further consideration of the reduced rates for this special Night
In further consideration of the reduced rate for this special Day Letter service, the following special terms in addition to those enix-
Letter service, the following special terms in addition to those enu- morated above are hereby agreed to:
merated above are hereby agreed to: A. Night Letters may at the option of the Telegraph Company
Au Day Letters may be forwarded by- the Telegraph Company as be mailed at destination to thh addresseen, and the Company shall
3 deferred service and the transmission and delivery of such Day be deemed to have discharged itsobligation in such cases with re-
Letters is iti all respects, subordinate to the priority of transmission spect to delivery by mailing such Night Letters at destination, post-
and delivery of regular telegrams, age prepaid.
Day Letters shall be written in plain English. Code language n. Night Letters shall be written in plain English. Code language
tiot rmissible. is not permissible.
Day Letter is received subieet to the express understand- No employee of the Comoany is authorized to vary the foregoing.









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wat me asrm as an masr aday IS r ense aso~~ getag
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as she assaw Is **Alb+ onPY the antas at~iir1 amst6EP asc ea rra
is seer has h~ ea seesse a s, ** ar~sr es ag assassayf ~r

reaeirrate easC ar easintLg ettr awesythta e~aserpt the hejpavs
amesseen to ease elr~ m eia se+ ~tiedsr uas tme earaSm .
webo ~ ST gatei I~rl to erparaedi here, ar base get~ to




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Planess...r~ en9 seemenseyrr ana r 2lwa e ala ha et **

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wat~L seen be as meeJ 4P Sowet
I beLo~ltsw the, eakr a~slui)tens sentea8 fe
asrl9ew we hase asteel teete~a to ck'~rid as up bur as t eee itr,
the bagS pelta~tl AsL Stat AS me be) seTt~he Agge sat fr all
who serassel the agateayge. at #ber tPireagladser I werb
afteestagr th sentagel at a1SP 03ades~ can beR easertakes~Y atth-
eat~ thel denseatL ~ atVlb~~liI empa ate t ther f. to BaseR;1tl QRa X
**aelider them estee~ 01a2ded~ prope~Caft ate has~~grpagess Th
hIdtary et tha onee to as I sarmewen Ai,l the r. L

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the~i,oestprae~te easama BIatame agreetII~ amens sCL~~tbBIham we
58ksi these salvesrts wave not ameearssury Theythea ~wr Ithn
easatetagiripr year atttee~ preseeded~ to ~CLear out IPamlvert tea8
newo ea.

It rseem to me tat Shr~~ts shess up toe wmeak pgotata
La the erateage ~plan. F~i~reSSha thr ley wheekls b lb~le to
As tbhe na$ net ~as themselves~~ttt~~~tt~~~tt legarlly 14ab rat eooaren,
thrat the Aampeattan sylsem oat the ArLLrwag atdista(tat Le au
that woal ~~rk 11aethr eeaC be dene eve6r eme a leag peateal
rathaBS betagE *90Qpped. A~eag the same line etI t~aspeestem,
I wish So sall your at te~nlS te to lead~at g at seek ahewgE the
MmtPrdusf Canal.t Ths As a grea deal et aptA base and La
some Dltasane I benevear whor LSe~I barge teaIs hav b ~een mu
and ~aunlad,

As tar as69srr tas As eeaearast, ~I blles
the1 he r a week~,~tlia nt; sealit** 1o the~Y Poet on6 eraeae~
have~r ad~a~rs beenr to orush wagh as seek as, peaethLe~ sat
has been onlyl laedlyI that there ane been a ch66Eag to pErte
What the fateget~ pattay~ej wll; be I do not he~aWo but I de bealter
that saless the genet taesro same d~FSenatt staa to fmegan to
She Toudet Tarail thait the wor~k will2 but be eagarne e, ear
flbs weake pleanet.r

Whea to PhiladelphB56 Sht rtagl~, I Sold MrC. Eaurls
SMSa so wealt beae to I~~,5 p~leaSaht me11 00 nrea thIsn fall
TLis weaLd Stwo toj aheaP~t 806 sorse, The~i Iaat we planned
ea putt~it As Le See we$ to work age sad will be natil
Magal~ithl dredge t la Sraggh oea th levae sat we get sees
benefIt fees that wrork. I have not as yc~t gEiven rip h~opes
of" gertirtin thr~i eageage bu the cheasesCM nare gettiOag ldes
eaeb Clay as we sheek4~j be pleetag new. Wleska we do eto
AS, 15 rlll be a big dtheappotrarsent to gr.: $Ier1e. I wanl~teet
to go ever htsX c-zateatona with Iorself~ or gpr. goaets. I
talkes to gr. geott evero the teo~rlpha ablout the middle of
Jan.r Yoes wese La genart theono mas he eMA~ yeteae seeing
to stamA sad he would wire as so I should met yes. I
calist him ~jtpl a cu t, r ofweak Ilatr~ ass b add6 yes~ would be
does ahet~ Jutly t eL~ Iilat thaif~to he R weate eve s tam was6
week ojr seatab man. I have886 sevr heas sapthtlag ages.

Tams very rawaly,


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