The Business Letter

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Houghton Mifflin, 1914 - Commercial correspondence - 177 pages
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Page 165 - That mailable matter of the fourth class shall embrace all matter not embraced in the first, second, or third class, 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 174 - If such be found, the letter will be placed in the mails if separable, and if the communication be inseparably attached, the whole package will be rejected. If, however, any such should inadvertently be forwarded, the country of destination will collect on the letter or letters double rates of postage according to the Universal Postal Union Convention.
Page 171 - An order which has not been paid or repaid within one year from the last day of the month of its issue is invalid and not payable.
Page 173 - ... they must not have any salable value nor bear any ' manuscript other than the name or profession of the sender, the address of the addressee, a manufacturer's or trade mark, numbers, prices, and indications relating to the weight or size of the quantity to be disposed of, and words which are necessary to precisely indicate the origin and nature of the merchandise...
Page 103 - The name and address of the sender, preceded by the word "from," also any marks, numbers, names, or letters for the purpose of description, such as prices, quantity, etc., may be written on the wrapper of fourthclass matter without additional postage charge. A request to the delivering postmaster may also be written asking him to...
Page 101 - From," and may make marks other than by written or printed words to call attention to any word or passage in the text, and may correct any typographical errors. There may be placed...
Page 166 - ... or when treated in such manner as will prevent the objectionable substances from being rubbed off or injuring persons handling the mails.
Page 103 - Postmasters will refuse to receive for mailing parcels not properly indorsed or packed for safe shipment. WHERE MAILABLE. Parcels must be mailed at a post office, branch post office, named or lettered station, or such numbered stations as may be designated by the postmaster, or delivered to a rural or other carrier duly authorized to receive such matter. Parcels...
Page 102 - ... inches in length and girth combined, nor in form or kind likely to injure the person of any postal employee or damage the mail equipment or other mail matter, and not of a character perishable within a period reasonably required for transportation and delivery.
Page 171 - A domestic order may be repaid at the office of issue within one year from the last day of the month of its issue.

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