A guide to the foreign and colonial posts

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Page 4 - Vessel, in which case they may be collectively twenty ounces in weight) ; and the owner, charterer, or consignee, shall be described as such on the address and superscription ; and in the case of owners, shippers, or consignees of goods, it shall also appear by the Ship's Manifest that they have goods on board the Vessel...
Page 4 - UK) and the owners, consignees, and shippers of goods on board vessels inward bound, are entitled to receive their letters free from sea postage, to the extent collectively of six ounces in weight, by any one vessel to any one such person. In the case of vessels coming from Ceylon, the Mauritius, the East Indies, or the Cape of Good Hope, for an owner, charterer, or consignee of such vessel, the letters may be collectively 20 ounces in weight.
Page 22 - In all Cases in which a Question shall arise whether a printed Paper is entitled to the Privilege of a...
Page 4 - Pounds ; and every Person who shall, with Intent to evade any Duty of Postage, falsely superscribe a Letter as being the Owner or the Charterer or the Consignee of a Vessel conveying the same, or as the Owner or the Shipper or the Consignee of Goods shipped in such Vessel, shall for every such Offence forfeit Ten Pounds.
Page 22 - ... warrant, the question shall be referred to the determination of the Postmaster-General, whose decision, with the concurrence of the Lords of the Treasury, shall be final. And we further direct, that the several and respective rates of postage chargeable under this warrant shall be charged in sterling money. And we further direct, that nothing contained in this warrant shall be deemed or construed to annul, prejudice, or affect any of the exemptions and privileges granted...
Page 6 - ... the Eastern Central District there are daily twelve deliveries, and within the Town limits of the other Districts eleven deliveries. The first, or General Post delivery, including all Inland, Colonial, and Foreign letters arriving in sufficient time, commences about 7.20 AM, and, except on Mondays, or on other days when there are large arrivals of letters from abroad, is generally completed, throughout London, by 9 o'clock. In the Eastern Central District the second delivery begins at about 8.30...
Page 4 - Goods, it shall also appear by the Ship's Manifest that they have Goods on board the Vessel ; and the Persons hereby exempted shall be entitled to have their Letters which come within the above Conditions before the Master of the Vessel delivers the other Letters in his Charge to the Post Office.
Page 26 - Majesty's service, for one penny : the penny must be paid at the time the letter is put into the office.
Page 4 - The practice of sealing letters passing to and from the East and West Indies, and other warm climates, with wax (except such as is specially prepared), is attended with much inconvenience, and frequently with serious injury to the letters, in consequence of the melting of the wax and adhesion of the letters to each other.
Page 4 - The owners, charterer, or consignees (resident in the United Kingdom) and the owners, consignees, and shippers of goods on board vessels inward bound are entitled to receive their letters free from sea postage to the extent collectively of six ounces in weight by any one vessel to any one such person. In the case of vessels coming from Ceylon, the...

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