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"Western Union Circuits In Canada"
Announced 11 October 1898
The Western Union Telegraph Company has about 3,000 miles of pole line, 8,000 miles of cicuit wire and 213 offices in Canada's Maritime provinces. The Company covers the whole of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, with the exception of the portion of the latter province situated on the International Railroad west of Moncton, which is served by the Great North Western [Telegraph] Company. The Western Union handles the land business of all the Atlantic cables except those of the Commercial Cable Company. The affairs of the compnay in the Maritime province are managed by D.C. Dawson, superintendent at St. John, New Brunswick.