English customer sends Hemingray letter to wrong country

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Electrical Review and Western Electrician

Chicago, IL, United States
vol. 55, no. 11, p. 516-517, col. 2,1


THE HEMINGRAY GLASS COMPANY advertises in this journal, giving its office address as Covington, Ky., and factory address at Muncie. Indiana. An English reader of this journal sent for prices and catalogue on Hemingray insulators, addressing the letter as follows: Hemingray Glass Company, Covington, Ky., Muncie, India. The letter was mailed from Birmlngham, Eng., on June 10, and finally reached its destination in Covington, Ky., on August 5, after a circuitous trip through the Orient. The envelope is literally covered with foreign postmarks.


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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:June 23, 2011 by: Bob Stahr;