The Maine Register and State Reference Book

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Masters, Smith & Company, 1852 - Maine

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Page 241 - per annum. The postmasters at New Orleans and Washington have special allowances for extra labor. To the postmasters at offices where the mail is regularly to arrive between the hours of 9 o'clock at night and 5 in the morning, the commission on the first
Page 241 - 5. On the amount of letters and packets received for distribution at offices designated by the Postmaster-General for that purpose, 7 " 6. On all sums arising from the postage on newspapers, magazines, and pamphlets, 50
Page 170 - shall not be considered as having obtained such established residence by being stationed in any garrison, barrack or military place, in any town or plantation ; nor shall the
Page 239 - For every single letter in manuscript, or paper of any kind, upon which information shall be asked or communicated in writing, or by marks 'or signs, sent by mail, the rates mentioned in this table shall be charged ; and for every additional half ounce or fraction of "an ounce above the weight named in this table, an additional single rate is to be charged.
Page 240 - All drop letters or letters placed in any post-office, not for transmission, but for delivery only, shall be charged with postage at the rate of one cent each.
Page 170 - shall be by written ballot. But persons in the military, naval or marine service of the United States, or this
Page 240 - postmasters are as follows, viz : — 1. On the amount of letter "postage, not exceeding $100, in any one quarter. 40 per cent. 3. On any sum between $400, and 2,400, in
Page 176 - THE MEDICAL SCHOOL OF MAINE, by an Act of the Legislature, is placed under the superintendence and direction of the Boards of Trustees and Overseers of Bowdoin College. By the joint authority of these two Boards, all the degrees of MD are conferred. The
Page 241 - postage includes all postages received, except those which arise from newspapers sent from the offices of publication to subscribers, and from pamphlets and magazines.
Page 232 - to relieve indigent members and the widows and orphans of deceased members, when in need, and also to assist members by loans of money. It is possessed of a valuable Library of over 1500 volumes, and has a

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