Postal Laws and Regulations of the United States of America: Edition of 1913, in Effect October 1, 1913, Rev. and Ed. in Accordance with Act of Congress Approved August 24, 1912 (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913 - Postal service - 816 pages
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Contents

Postal employeesMiscellaneous provisions
92
Keeping and Renderino Accounts
98
Appropriations
110
Compromises etc
118
Classification and Compensation of Postmasters
130
Pension vouchers
142
Supervision by postmasters
145
Assistant postmasters
146
Employees at offices of the first and second classes
147
Clerical assistance at offices of the third and fourth classes
157
Bonds of clerks in post offices
159
Oaths of clerks in post offices 101
161
Leases for postoffice premises
162
Allowances for miscellaneous items
163
Stationery and general supplies
164
Postage Stamps Stamped Envelopes and Postal Cards
165
Requisitions for stamp supplies
167
Specialrequest envelopes
169
Accounting for stamp supplies
173
Redemption of stamped paper
174
Damaged supplies
177
Letter Boxes Call and Lock Boxes and Key Deposits
178
Call and lock boxes
179
Key deposits
182
Care of Public Funds and PropertyDeposits of Surplus Funds
183
Temporary deposits in banks
192
Disposal of funds and property upon change of postmasters etc
193
Deposit of surplus fundsRemittances
195
Postmasters Accounts Disbursements and Returns
200
Disbursements for expenses of post offices
204
Disbursements by postmasters as disbursing officersPayment of railway postal clerks etc
205
Miscellaneous provisions relative to disbursements by postmasters
209
Credit for postagedue stamps
210
TITLE FOUR MAIL MATTER Chapter 1 Domestic Mail MatterClassification and Rates of Postage
212
Matter of the first class
213
Matter of the second class
217
General provisions as to admission of publications as secondclass matter
219
Application for entry as secondclass matter
221
Postage on secondclass matter
225
Sample copies of secondclass publications
229
Domestic Mail Matter etc Conlinued Iage VIII Supplements to and illegal inclosures with secondclass publica tions
231
Additions to matter of the second class
232
News agentsMailing of secondclass publications
235
Matter of the third class
237
Matter of the fourth classParcel post
239
Provisions applicable to several classes of mail matter
245
Weight and size of mail matter
248
Wrapping preparation addressing and examination of mail matter
250
Matter liable to damage the mails or injure the personPreparation and packing where admissible
254
Unmailable matter
264
Losses of and damage to mail matterComplaints
269
Indemnification for Lost FourthClass Mail and Collect onDelivery Service
272
Free Matter in the Mails
277
Official matter
279
Reports and bulletins of agricultural colleges and experiment sta tions
282
Publications for copyright
284
Reading matter for the blind
286
Foreign Mail MatterClassification and Rates of Postage
287
Exchange of mails with foreign countries
288
Free matter in international mails
296
Unmailable matter
297
Payment of postage by consuls
299
Treatment and Protection of Domestic Mail Matter in Post Offices
300
Treatment of Domestic Mail Matter at Post Offices of Mail ing and at Post Offices in Transit
304
Canceling and postmarking at mailing offices
308
Treatment of shortpaid and unmailable matter at mailing offices
310
Withdrawal and recall of mail matter at mailing offices
315
Distribution and dispatch of mails at mailing offices
317
Exchange of mails at catcher post offices
321
Treatment of mail matter at offices in transit
322
Treatment of Domestic Mail Matter at Receivikg Post Offices
325
Matter insufficiently paid and collection of postage due
327
Undeliverable and unmailable matter at receiving post offices
331
Forwarding of mail matter
332
Delivery of mail
336
Advertisement of nondelivered matter
348
Return and disposal of unclaimed matter
350
Treatment of Domestic Mail Matter etc Continued Page V111 Undeliverable secondclass matter
356
Treatment of dead matter at receiving offices
358
Letter carriers and substitute carriers
389
Performance of service
396
Delivery and collection of mail by carriers
401
Rural Delivery
403
Carriers substitute and temporary carriers
404
Performance of service
411
Delivery and collection of mail
416
Supply of intermediate offices
424
Equipment and stamp supplies
426
Rural stations
428
United States collection boxes
434
Special Delivery
436
Record and delivery
439
Specialdelivery messenger service
441
TITLE SIX REGISTRY SYSTEM Chapter 1 Registration of Domestic Mail Matter
445
Preparation and dispatch of registered matter
447
Registration of currency for redemption and postal or moneyorder funds
458
Registered matter in transit
459
Treatment of registered matter at offices of delivery 4i2
462
468
468
Forwarding and recall of registered matter
469
Registered matter missent misdirected damaged unsealed or without cover
471
Undelivered refused and fraudulent registered matter
475
Records and reports
478
Indemnity for losses
482
Exchange op Registered Mail Between Post Offices
486
Receipt and delivery of foreign registered matter
505
Treatment at post offices of matter registered by carriers
515
TITLE EIGHT
527
Payment of orders to other than payees
547
Duplicate ordersApplication and issue
554
Repayment of and Duplicate Monet OrdersContinued
559
FeesApplications
565
Advices at paying offices
577
Moneyorder drafts and credits on New York
583
Moneyorder records and accounts
590
Payment of money orders through rural carriers
596
TITLE
603
Transportation of Mails by Railroads
609
General performance of service _
618
Service by Pneumatic Tubes or Similar Devices
630
Wagon Service in Cities
635
Transportation of Mails on Steamship Steamboat and Star Routes
637
Steamship and steamboat service
638
Ship and steamboat letters
639
Advertisements for proposals for mail service
641
Proposals for carrying the mails
642
ContractsPerformance of service
645
Changes in serviceAdditional service etc
650
Temporary service
651
Assignment of contractsSubcontracts
653
Foreign Mail Service
655
Delivery into and taking letters from post offices by masters of for eign vessels
659
Transportation by Postal Union countries of the mails of other coun tries
660
Sea post offices
661
Inspection op Mail ServiceDeductions and Fines
662
Deductions and fines authorization of
665
Fines
667
Mail Equipment 069
669
Mail locks
675
Mail keys and safety chains
679
Miscellaneous provisionsEquipmentRepair shopsStorehouse
681
TITLE ELEVEN RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE Chapter 1 Organization of Railway Mail Service
683
Absences from duty leaves etc
691
Examinations
695
Railway Post Offices
696
Care of mail equipment and other property
700
Instructions CorrespondenceConductMiscellaneous
702
Treatment of Mail Matter in the Railway Mail Service
705
Canceling distributing and making up mail
707
Unmailable unpaid and improperly addressed matterNixies
713
Foreign and dutiable matter
717
Delivery of mail from cars
718
Transfer service
719
Losses of mail matter
721
Registered matter in the Railway Mail Service
722
CBIMES AND OFFENSES
723
Revised Statutes of the United States
741
Index
747

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