The Boston Almanac and Business Directory, Volume 59 (Google eBook)

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Sampson, Davenport, 1894 - Almanacs, American
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Page 45 - States are divided into the nine following judicial circuits, in each of which a Circuit Court is held twice every year, for each State within the circuit, by a Justice of the Supreme Court, assigned to the circuit, and by the District Judge of the State or District, in which the Court sits.
Page 50 - The pennants displayed with the flags indicate the direction of the wind: red, easterly (from northeast to south); white, westerly (from southwest to north). The pennant above the flag indicates that the wind is expected to blow from the northerly quadrants; below, from the southerly quadrants.
Page 50 - Signal consiste of a red pennant similar to the direction pennants, and when displayed alone indicates that the local observer has received information from the central office of a storm covering a limited area, dangerous only for vessels about to sail to certain points. The signal...
Page 45 - States the supreme court consists of a chief justice and eight associate justices, any six of whom make a quorum.
Page 50 - A red flag with a black center indicates that a storm of marked violence is expected . The pennants displayed with the flags indicate the direction of the wind: red, easterly (from northeast to south); white, westerly (from southwest to north).
Page 52 - Books (printed), circulars, labels, photographs, proof sheets, and corrected proof sheets and MS copy accompanying the same, blank checks, drafts, insurance policies and other legal papers, hand bills, posters, and all matter of the same general character. Rate, 1 cent for each two ounces or fraction; full prepayment of postage compulsory. Seeds, cuttings, roots, bulbs, etc., may be forwarded in...
Page 88 - ... women as may qualify for that purpose. Vacancies in the School Committee are filled for the remainder of the municipal year in a convention of the School Committee and the Board of Aldermen.
Page 52 - Lettersand postal cards can be forwarded from one post office to another without additional prepayment of postage. All other matter can be forwarded at the request of the party addressed, when the postage will b
Page 53 - Any letter, package or article of mail matter to which a Special Delivery Stamp is attached, in addition to regular postage, will be delivered immediately on its arrival at destination, by special messenger, between the hours of 7 AM and n p.
Page 52 - ... collected on delivery. 2o CLASS. All newspaper and other periodical publications which are issued at stated intervals, and as frequently as four times a year, from a known office of publication and with a paid list of subscribers. Rate 1 cent per pound, and is for the benefit of publishers and news agents and of dealers only.

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