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Catalog Number 2004.060.014a
Object Name Telegram
Scope & Content Western Union telegram, sent by H. Alvord of the Patent Office in Washington, D.C., to Richard Inglis of Detroit on May 23, 1863, and and a sketch of two halved cylinders with a parallel attached array of semi-circular pieces (perhaps a device for cutting pills). The telegram reads as follows:

To Richard Inglis
Det. May 23, 1863
By Telegram from Washington 23, 1863
You can get the body without much trouble- See adjutant Barns who has gone home.
H. J. Alvord
Patent Office
Date 1863
People Inglis, Richard
Extent of Description Telegram: 7.75" x 5.25"
Drawing: 12.75" x 9"
Collection Military
Search Terms Pharmacists