Sholes' Memphis Directory for ... and Guide to the Taxing District, Shelby Co., Tenn, Volume 10

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A.E. Sholes, 1883 - Memphis (Tenn.)
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Page 23 - Merchandise— namely, all matter not embraced in the other three classes, and which is not in its form or nature liable to destroy, deface or otherwise damage the contents of the mail bag, or harm the person of any one engaged In the postal service, and not above the weight provided by law.
Page 1 - Neither a borrower nor a lender be ; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
Page 23 - ... merchandise, models, ornamented paper, sample cards, samples of ores, metals, minerals, seeds, cuttings, bulbs, roots, scions, drawings, plans, designs, original paintings in oil or water-colors, and any other matter not included in the first, second...
Page 23 - ... out in writing, printed commercial papers filled out in writing, (provided such writing is not in the nature of personal correspondence, and the papers are not the expression of a monetary value), such as papers of legal procedure, unexecuted deeds of all kinds, way bills, invoices, unexecuted insurance policies and the various documents of insurance companies...
Page 86 - DRUGGISTS' BOXES, Apothecaries' Powder Papers and Counter Papers, Dennison's Shaving Papers. Dennison's Absorbent Cotton, for Dental and Surgical Purposes.
Page 23 - ... and any other matter not included in the first, second, or third classes, and which is not in its form or nature liable to destroy, deface, or otherwise damage the contents of the mail-bag, or harm the person of any one engaged in the postal service.
Page 23 - Mail-matter of the third class embraces books (printed and blank), transient newspapers and periodicals, circulars, and other matter wholly in print, proof-sheets and corrected proof-sheets and manuscript copy accompanying the same...
Page 23 - Matter produced by the electric pen and papyrograpy processes, which is not in the nature of correspondence, may be received and transmitted in the mails at thirdclass rates, when properly presented for mailing. Matter which is in writing, or other matter containing a written inscription in the nature of personal correspondence, or representing monetary value, and matter which is sealed against inspection, are alone by their nature and the intent of the law, first-class matter, and subject to the...
Page 23 - To use, or attempt to use, in payment of postage, a postage stamp or stamped envelope, or any stamp cut from any such stamped envelope which has been before used in payment of postage, is punishable with a fine of fifty dollars. 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...
Page 23 - The Post -Office Department or its revenue is not by law liable for the loss of any registered mail matter.

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