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Ralph E. Wells letter to H. Hawgood, January 4, 1903

COPY. S.P., L.A. & S.L. R.R. Co. Office of 2nd Vice-Prest. JAN 8, 1904 File 60-a Salt Lake City, Utah, January 4, 1903. Mr. H. Hawgood, Chief Engineer, Los Angeles, Cal. Dear Sir: Referring to your letter dated August 15th, 1903 replying-to mine of August 12th in regard to the improper spelling of the word "Las Vegas", you will be glad to learn that under date of December 30th I am advised by Mr. J.L. Bristow, Fourth Assistant Postmaster General that the name has been changed to "Las Vegas" December 9, 1903. I will be glad if you will kindly see that the name is properly spelled on maps and other data which will be prepared for this Company. Yours truly, (Signed) R. E. WELLS. c.c.- J.R.C. c.c.- H.M.McC
Ralph E. Wells letter to H. Hawgood, January 4, 1903
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Letter discusses the proper spelling of Las Vegas.
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