Western Union Telegraph Company
found: An annotated history of submarine cables and overseas radiotelegraphs, 1851-1934, 1993: t.p. (Western Union Telegraph Company)
found: Western Union WWW Site, 7 Dec. 2011: about us history page (Originally founded in 1851 as the New York and Mississippi Valley Printing Telegraph Company [no publs. in LC database], changed name to Western Union in 1856; Western Union Company)
Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:
Overview A bill from The Western Union Telegraph Company instructing Spivak to pay $1.13 because J. Levitt did not have the change to pay for the telegram.
Dates: 1912 January 8
Overview Handwritten bill of exchange to "M [Dr.] C. D. Spivak 1421 Court Place" in Denver from The Western Union Telegraph Company on typed letterhead that states, "Form No. 36. OFFICE OF THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY. (INCORPORATED)" dated "4/28 1909" [sic]. The bill reads, "The tolls upon your dispatch of _April 24 09_ to _I Greenberg_ Fairmont N. Y were not paid at destination, the reason given being that _Msg Was. forwarded to Amboy N. J. Party said to be now living in NY_ Please pay the...
Dates: 1909 April 28
Overview Typed "Day Letter" sent through the Western Union Telegraph Company from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to N. Zeretzky in New York City, New York informs that Zeretzky's wife, Rose Zeretzky, died. Requests N. Zeretzky wire burial instructions and informs the cost of shipping her body to New York would cost $150. Spivak informs that if he does not hear from Zeretzky within 24 hours, Rose's body will be buried in Denver. Letter is unsigned but "C D Spivak, Sec" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1911 September 26
Overview Typed letter to the Western Union Telegraph Co. from Dr. Spivak dated November 2nd, 1908. The letter instructs the Telegraph Co. to "deliver the money...received from New York City...to Miss Annie Applebaum, clerk in the [JCRS office]." The letter explains that the money is intended for the burial of Isidore [sic] Appel. The letter is not signed but Secretary is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1908 November 02
Overview Money order transferred by telegraph that reads "To H. Goldstein c/o C.D. Spivak."
Dates: 1911 October 07
Overview Western Union Telegraph Company Night Message from Julius Guttman in St. Louis, Missouri, to Dr. C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, requesting to please have Hyman Wernick [Wernyck] buried as a charity case, as his brother is unable to pay expense.
Dates: 1908 September 1
Night Message Telegraph from Mrs. Molly Rabbineck to Jewish Consumptive [Consumptives'] Relief Society, 1909 December 4
Overview Western Union Telegraph Company Night Message telegraph from Mrs. Molly Rabbineck in New York, New York, to Jewish Consumptive [Consumptives'] Relief Society in Edgewater, Colorado. Telegraph requests to give Rappaport a reasonable burial and wire cost, will pay Masliansky.
Dates: 1909 December 4
Overview Handwritten note from The Western Union Telegraph Company to Dr. C.D. Spivak dated October 19, 1912. This note states that Dr. Spivak's telegram sent Mr. G. Robinson in New York City on October 19, 1912 was undelivered because there is nobody by that name at the given address.
Dates: 1912 October 19
Overview Handwritten note to "M [Dr] C D Spivak secy [JCRS]" from The Western Union Telegraph Company on letterhead that states, "Form 101. THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY, (INCORPORATED)" dated "4/26 190[?]" [sic]. The note reads, "Your dispatch dated _4/24_ to _I. Greenberg Fairmont NY_ is undelivered. Reason: _unknown if an answer [illegible] to what message_" [sic]. The note was found in JCRS M. Buxbaum's patient record. The note is signed [illegible].
Dates:  April 26
Overview Typed Western Union Telegraph Company telegram from Hebrew Relief Association in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado informs "Meet Mrs. Buchspan thirty years Union Pacific nine thirty evening May fifteenth."
Dates: 1907 May 14