Page 97/227, G. B. and C. F. Perry cable code, late 1870s

Further description of this code here.

Phrases for ostrich feather messages, both directions. Note penciled annotations to additions in darker ink, "Sent Feb. 22, '78. As exampled by the phrase for the codeword FUMAR at right, a message would include one of these phrases and its codeword, followed by codewords designating amount (pounds), name of vessel, and price. FUMAR has a different, complementary meaning in column at left.