tel·e·gram   [tel-i-gram] noun, verb, -grammed, -gram·ming.
noun
1. a message or communication sent by telegraph; a telegraphic dispatch.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
2. to telegraph.

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Director John Ford sent this telegram to George Sidney, the president of the Directors Guild of America, thanking him after he (Ford) won an award in 1953 for the film The Quiet Man, which starred John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara. The date 2/5/53 is written in pen, as well as ‘Read to George.’ 
Transcript
=GEORGE SIDNEY=
9123 SUNSET BLVD WESTHOLLYWOODCALIF=
DEAR GEORGE I AM DELIGHTED AT BEING SO GREATLY HONOURED BY MY FELLOW DIRECTORS STOP MY SINCERE AND HUMBLE THANKS TO A GREAT ORGANISATION OF GREAT MEN YOURS=
JOHN FORD=[

Director John Ford sent this telegram to George Sidney, the president of the Directors Guild of America, thanking him after he (Ford) won an award in 1953 for the film The Quiet Man, which starred John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara. The date 2/5/53 is written in pen, as well as ‘Read to George.’ 

Transcript

=GEORGE SIDNEY=

9123 SUNSET BLVD WESTHOLLYWOODCALIF=

DEAR GEORGE I AM DELIGHTED AT BEING SO GREATLY HONOURED BY MY FELLOW DIRECTORS STOP MY SINCERE AND HUMBLE THANKS TO A GREAT ORGANISATION OF GREAT MEN YOURS=

JOHN FORD=[