Fitchburg Directory ..., Issue 4 (Google eBook)

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Price & Lee Company, 1876 - Fitchburg (Mass.)
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Page 190 - In using postal cards, be careful not to write or have anything printed on the side to be used for the address, except the address; also be careful not to paste, gum, or attach anything to them. They are unmailable as postal cards when these suggestions are disregarded.
Page 183 - ... printed or engraved, or disloyal devices printed or engraved ; and all articles which from their form and nature are liable to destroy, deface or injure the contents of the mail bags, or the person of any one engaged in the postal service.
Page 184 - States postal cards ; all printed matter so marked as to convey any other or further information than is conveyed by the original print, except the correction of mere typographical errors ; all matter not otherwise chargeable with letter postage, but which is so wrapped or secured that it cannot be conveniently examined by postmasters without destroying the wrapper or envelope ; all packages containing matter not in itself chargeable with letter postage, but in which is inclosed or concealed any...
Page 189 - ... but those who only mail an occasional letter can avoid much trouble by writing a request to "return if not delivered,
Page 187 - Over $10 and not exceeding $15 10 cents. Over $15 and not exceeding $30 15 cents. Over $30 and not exceeding $40 20 cents. Over $40 and not exceeding $50 25 cents.
Page 190 - To inclose any written matter in printed matter subjects the mailing party to a fine of five dollars unless the party addressed pays letter postage on the package. Letters addressed to initials or fictitious names are not deliverable unless the address contains a designated place of delivery, thus : A letter addressed A..B., station G., New York, is not deliverable ; but a letter addressed AB, stating street and number, or a box number, is deliverable. All packages mailed at less than letter rates...
Page 184 - On local or drop letters, at offices where free delivery by carriers is not established, one cent for each half ounce or fraction thereof.
Page 191 - A person renting a Post-office box is entitled to have the letters of his family, firm, or company put into it. Letters addressed to his friends stopping temporarily with him may also be placed in the box, if directed to his care or to the number of the box.
Page 189 - ... remain securely in their places. Postage stamps should be placed on the upper right hand corner of the address side of all mail matter.
Page 184 - BO wrapped or secured that it cannot be conveniently examined by postmasters without destroying the wrapper or envelope ; all packages containing matter not in itself chargeable with letter postage, but in which is inclosed or concealed any letter, memorandum, or other thing chargeable with letter postage, or upon which is any writing or memorandum...

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