Western Union F.A.Q.

In 2007 the company made 167.7 million transactions on money transfers between individuals and 404.6 million transactions between physical and legal persons. 1970 - a new service called «Western Union Mailgram» was introduced - delivery of messages by mail on the next day. The presence of Western Union Gold Card at the client greatly simplifies the process of further processing of money transfers of and reduces the operation time for the sending of money, as the "Gold Card" is a carrier of the personal information about the client. America was on the verge of civil war and needed a reliable connection between the North and South. On the telegraph market of the USA at this time were operated with six large companies: American Telegraph Company, New York Albany and Buffalo Electro-Magnetic Telegraph Company, Atlantic and Ohio Telegraph, Illinois & Mississippi Telegraph Company, New Orleans & Ohio Telegraph Company, and the brainchild of Sibley & Co. - The Western Union Telegraph. In order to increase competitiveness and market expansion of its services, Western Union launched a program of loyalty Western Union Gold Card for customers, who has repeatedly made money transfers via Western Union. In 1864, fearing the laying of long underwater lines, Western Union offered to carry out laying of telegraph lines to Europe through the Russian Alaska under the narrow Bering Strait and then to Siberia with branching in the major cities of Europe. Sibley, the founder of Western Union, did not build a new telegraph lines, and persuaded the other players to join. American Telegraph Company, however, still had to buy it.

List of Places in United States, Bristol (City)




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REGIONS #7010 in Bristol 43 Midway Street Bristol, VA 24201 276-645-5234
KROGER #335 in Bristol 31 Midway St Bristol, VA 24201-3246 276-642-0031
DOLLAR GENERAL #3530 in Bristol 3325 Lee Hwy Ste B Bristol, VA 24202-5541 276-466-0800
REGIONS #0310 in Bristol 7 Clear Creek Road Bristol, VA 24202 276-466-7006