A receipt for an advancement of $100 to Paul Laurence Dunbar from H. A. Tobey, sent via Postal Telegraph-Cable Company.
Dr. Henry A. Tobey was superintendent of the Toledo State Hospital and a frequent patron of Dunbar's.
The details are as follows:
(Office at) Toledo O- (Date) Nov. 19 1902
Received from H. A. Tobey, One Hundred Dollars, to be placed by telegraph to the credit of Paul L. Dunbar at [New?] subject to terms on back hereof.
[signed] A. L. Lafferty, Manager. Postal Telegraph-Cable Company.
"Receipt for advancement of $100.00 to Dunbar" (1902). Paul Laurence Dunbar Papers (SC-8). 5.
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SC-8: Paul Laurence Dunbar Papers
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906; Tobey, Henry A. (Henry Archibald), 1852-1908; Receipts