Bristol County Directory and History

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Briggs Directory and Publishing Company, 1888 - Bristol County (Mass.)
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Page 247 - ... cents. A single money order may include any amount from one cent to one hundred dollars, inclusive, but must not contain a fractional part of a cent.
Page 246 - On registered domestic letters and third class matter an additional tee of 10 cents is required. Local or "drop" letters, that is, for the city or town where...
Page 248 - September; at New Bedford, on the first Friday of February, . May, August and November, and on the third Friday of March, June and September...
Page 245 - ... lithographs, merchandise, models, ornamented paper, postal cards, when sent in bulk and not addressed, photographic views, photographic paper, printed blanks, printed cards, sample cards, samples of ores, metals, minerals, and merchandise, seeds, cuttings, bulbs, roots, and scions, stereoscopic views. All packages of matter of the third class must be so wrapped or enveloped, with open sides or ends, that their contents may be readily examined by postmaster» without destroying the wrappers.
Page 246 - Fees on domestic orders, on sums not exceeding $15, ten cents ; over $15, and not exceeding $30, fifteen cents; over $30, and not exceeding $40, twenty cents ; over $40, and not exceeding $50, twenty-five cents. The Money Order Offices in Massachusetts are— Ablngton.
Page 245 - Letters and all other mailable matter of other classes subject to letter postage by reason of a •violation of the postal laws, two cents per ounce to all parts of the United States and Canada.
Page 106 - For lighting public buildings, hotels, factories, residences, etc. Wrought Iron Pipes and Fittings, Steam Pumps, Boilers and Engines, Steam and Water Gauges, Die Plates, Pipe Tongs, Pipe Wrenches, etc. HYDRANTS, STAND PIPES, FIRE HOSE, FIRE PAILS, ETC.
Page 246 - Almanacs, books (printed), calendars, catalogues, corrected proofs, hand-bills, magazines, when not sen! to regular subscribers, maps (Mthographed or engraved), music (printed sheet), newspapers, when not sent to regular subscribers, occasional publications, pamphlets, posters, proof-sheets, prospectuses, and regular publications designed primarily for advertising purposes, or for free circulation, or for circulation at nominal rates. One cent for t'iií'h punce..
Page 246 - Such publications must be originated and published for the dissemination of Information of a public character, or devoted to literature, the sciences, art, or some special industry. They must have a legitimate list of subscribers, and must not be designed primarily for advertising purposes, or for free circulation at nominal rates.
Page 263 - Our Pure White Lead both dry and ground in oil, we warrant to be strictly pure, and guarantee that for Fineness, Body and Durability, it is not surpassed by any Lead in the market. We warrant our Red Lead and Litharge to be strictly pure and of the finest quality.

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