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Ralph E. Wells letter to J.Ross Clark, January 23, 1904

 
SAN PEDRO, LOS ANGELES AND SALT LAKE RAILROAD COMPANY. R. E. WELLS, General Manager. OFFICE OF THE GENERAL MANAGER ...Spelling of "Las Vegas"... Salt Lake City, Utah, January 23, 1904. Mr. J. Ross Clark, Vice President, Los Angeles, Cal. Dear Sir:-For your information will say that I took up with the Post Office Department some time ago the question of changing the spelling of the name of post office at Los Vegas to "Las Vegas," and have recently received advice to the effect that same has been done, so that in future the spelling of that name should be in accordance therewith. Very respectfully, R.E. Wells I am not much of a Spanish scholar, but a masculine adjective in connection with a feminine noun seemed absolutely immoral to me! R.E.W.
Title
Ralph E. Wells letter to J.Ross Clark, January 23, 1904
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Letter deals with confusion over the proper spelling of Las Vegas.
Source
97 19--File 60A Part III
Original Collection
Original Date
1904-01-23
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City or Town
County
State
Nevada
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Language
eng
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http://digital.library.unlv.edu/u?/dig,4
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snv002384
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2009-03-25
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24.2 MB
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