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rapidly optimist, omniferious


sender’s copy, cable dated 5 July 1890.

Macmicking London would have been Ker, Bolton & Co., a London (and earlier Glasgow) merchant house. The firm probably employed a private code, compiled for its specific commodities and needs. Modolavi — but not the other cipher words in this message — appears in Ager’s Telegram Code (3rd edition) of 1880.

21 April 2014

cable; cablegram; diversions; telegraphic codes; Ager’s Telegram Code (1880)