Business Letters: How to Write Letters that Get Business and Keep it

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Penn Publishing Company, 1910 - Commercial correspondence - 208 pages
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Page 196 - A bill of exchange is a written order from one person to another, directing the person to whom it is addressed to pay to a third person a certain sum of money therein named.
Page 169 - Domestic mall matter includes matter deposited in the mails for local delivery, or for transmission from one place to another within the United States, or to or from or between the possessions of the United States.
Page 170 - States in perpetuity all islands within the limits of the zone above described and in addition thereto the group of small islands in the Bay of Panama, named Perico, Naos, Culebra and Flamenco.
Page 185 - The department has not been advised what articles (other than those so designated in the list of " prohibited articles ") are liable to customs duties in foreign countries, and consequently does not exclude articles of merchandise from the mails for foreign countries because they may be liable to customs duties in the countries to which they are addressed. Customs duties cannot be prepaid by the senders of dutiable articles ; they will be collected of addressees if the articles are delivered. Newspapers...
Page 175 - circular" is defined to be a printed letter, which, according to internal evidence, is being sent in identical terms to several persons.. A circular shall not lose its character as such when the date and the name of the addressed and of the sender shall be written therein, nor by the correction of mere typographical errors in writing. SEC. 19. That
Page 181 - When undelivered mail matter of the third and fourth class is of obvious value, the sender, if known, shall be given the opportunity of prepaying the return postage or accepting delivery to himself, or upon his order, at the office where it is held upon the payment of 1 cent postage for each card notice given him. If the requisite postage (in either postage stamps or money) be received within...
Page 174 - drop" letter is one addressed for delivery at the office where mailed. 2. Drop letters mailed at letter-carrier offices, or at offices which are not letter-carrier offices If rural free delivery has been established and the persons addressed can be served by rural free-delivery carriers, are subject to postage at the rate of 2 cents for each ounce or fraction thereof.
Page 184 - The rates of postage applicable to all foreign countries, other than those above 'mentioned are as follows: Cents. Letters, for each half ounce or fraction of half ounce 5 Single postal cards (Including souvenir cards) , each 2 Double postal cards (including souvenir cards), each 4 Printed matter of all kinds, for each 2 ounces or fraction of 2...
Page 187 - Hours of Delivery. — From 7 am to 11 pm at city delivery offices and from 7 am to 7 pm at all other offices, or until after the arrival of the last...
Page 198 - A check is a written order or request, addressed to a bank or to persons carrying on the business of bankers, by a party having money in their hands, requesting them to pay on presentment, to another person, or to him or bearer, or to him or order, a certain sum of" money specified in the instrument.

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