Sholes' Directory of the City of Savannah ..., Volume 4

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Morning news print, 1882 - Savannah (Ga.)

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Page 38 - 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 38 - Such bag, box, or envelope must again be placed in a box or tube made of metal or some hard wood, with sliding, clasp, or screw ud.
Page 38 - ... personal correspondence. All packages of matter of the third class must be so wrapped, with open sides or ends, that their contents may be readily examined by postmasters.
Page 38 - In case of sharp-pointed instruments, the points must be capped or encased, so that they may not by any means be liable to cut through their enclosure...
Page 38 - 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 proofsheets and manuscript copy accompanying the same, prices current...
Page 37 - The Post -Office Department or its revenue is not by law liable for the loss of any registered mail matter.
Page 37 - Embraces all newspapers and other periodical publications which are issued at stated intervals and as frequently as four times a year.
Page 37 - Mailable matter shall be divided into four classes: "First, written matter; "Second, periodical publications; "Third, miscellaneous printed matter and other mailable matter not in the first, second, or fourth classes; "Fourth, merchandise and other mailable matter weighing not less than eight ounces and not in any other class.
Page 37 - On local or drop letters, at offices where free delivery by carriers is not established, one cent for each half ounce or fraction thereof.
Page 37 - 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...

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