Congressional Serial Set

Front Cover
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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Contents

LOST WARRANTS AND DRAFTS
84
KEEPING AND RENDERING ACCOUNTS
98
APPROPRIATIONS
110
COMPROMISES
118
Bonds and commissions of postmasters
126
GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATINg to Post OFFICES
135
Pension vouchers
142
ORGANIZATION OF POST OFFICES
145
Assistant postmasters
146
Employees at offices of the first and second classes
147
Clerical assistance at offices of the third and fourth classes
157
Bonds of clerks in post offices
159
Oaths of clerks in post offices
161
Leases for postoffice premises
162
Allowances for miscellaneous items
163
Stationery and general supplies
164
POSTAGE STAMPS STAMPED ENVELOPES AND POSTAL CARDS
165
Requisitions for stamp supplies
167
Specialrequest envelopes
169
Accounting for stamp supplies
173
Redemption of stamped paper
174
Damaged supplies
177
Letter Boxes Call and Lock Boxes and KEY DEPOSITS
178
Call and lock boxes
179
15
180
Key deposits
182
CARE OF PUBLIC FUNDS AND PROPERTYDEPOSITS OF SURPLUS FUNDS
183
Temporary deposits in banks
192
Disposal of funds and property upon change of postmasters etc
193
Deposit of surplus fundsRemittances
195
POSTMASTERS ACCOUNTS DISBURSEMENTS AND RETURNS
200
Disbursements for expenses of post offices
204
Disbursements by postmasters as disbursing officersPayment of railway postal clerks etc
205
Miscellaneous provisions relative to disbursements by postmasters
209
Credit for postagedue stamps
210
TITLE FOUR MAIL MATTER CHAPTER 1 DOMESTIC MAIL MATTER CLASSIFICATION AND RATES OF POSTAGE
212
Matter of the first class
213
Matter of the second class
217
General provisions as to admission of publications as secondclass matter
219
Application for entry as secondclass matter
221
Postage on secondclass matter
225
Sample copies of secondclass publications
229
16
231
Additions to matter of the second class
232
News agentsMailing of secondclass publications
235
17
237
Matter of the fourth classParcel post
239
Provisions applicable to several classes of mail matter
245
Weight and size of mail matter
248
Wrapping preparation addressing and examination of mail matter
250
Matter liable to damage the mails or injure the personPreparation and packing where admissible
254
Unmailable matter
264
Losses of and damage to mail matterComplaints
269
INDEMNIFICATION FOR LOST FOURTHCLASS MAIL AND COLLECT ONDELIVERY SERVICE
272
Collectondelivery service
275
FREE MATTER IN THE MAILS
277
34
279
Reports and bulletins of agricultural colleges and experiment sta tions
282
Publications for copyright
284
37
286
FOREIGN MAIL MATTERCLASSIFICATION AND RATES OF POSTAGE
287
Exchange of mails with foreign countries
288
Free matter in international mails
296
Unmailable matter
297
Payment of postage by consuls
299
TREATMENT AND PROTECTION OF DOMESTIC MAIL MATTER IN POST OFFICES
300
TREATMENT OF DOMESTIC MAIL MATTER AT POST OFFICES OF MAIL ING AND AT POST OFFICES IN TRANSIT
304
Canceling and postmarking at mailing offices
308
Treatment of shortpaid and unmailable matter at mailing offices
310
Withdrawal and recall of mail matter at mailing offices
315
Distribution and dispatch of mails at mailing offices
317
Exchange of mails at catcher post offices
321
Treatment of mail matter at offices in transit
322
TREATMENT OF DOMESTIC MAIL MATTER AT RECEIVING POST OFFICES
325
Matter insufficiently paid and collection of postage due
327
Undeliverable and unmailable matter at receiving post offices
331
Forwarding of mail matter
332
Delivery of mail
336
Advertisement of nondelivered matter
348
39
350
TREATMENT OF DOMESTIC MAIL MATTER ETC Continued Page VIII Undeliverable secondclass matter
356
Treatment of dead matter at receiving offices
358
Letter boxes
383
Letter carriers and substitute carriers
389
Performance of service
396
Delivery and collection of mail by carriers
401
RURAL DELIVERY
403
Carriers substitute and temporary carriers
404
Performance of service
411
Delivery and collection of mail
416
Supply of intermediate offices
424
Equipment and stamp supplies
426
Rural stations
428
Patrons boxes
430
United States collection boxes
434
SPECIAL DELIVERY
436
Record and delivery
439
Specialdelivery messenger service
441
TITLE SIX REGISTRY SYSTEM CHAPTER 1 REGISTRATION OF DOMESTIC MAIL MATTER
445
Preparation and dispatch of registered matter
447
Registration of currency for redemption and postal or moneyorder funds
458
Registered matter in transit
459
Treatment of registered matter at offices of delivery
462
Shortpaid registered matter
468
Forwarding and recall of registered matter
469
Registered matter missent misdirected damaged unsealed or without cover
471
Undelivered refused and fraudulent registered matter
475
Records and reports
478
Indemnity for losses
482
HANDLING OF REGISTERED MATTER BY CITY AND RURAL CAR
511
TITLE SEVEN
520
TITLE EIGHT
527
PAYMENT OF DOMESTIC MONEY ORDERS
539
Payment of orders to other than payees
547
REPAYMENT OF AND DUPLICATE MONEY ORDERSPAYMENT
553
INTERNATIONAL MoneyORDER SERVICE
563
Advices at paying offices
577
MONEYORDER BUSINESS ON RURAL ROUTES
592
TITLE NINE
598
POST ROADS AND ESTABLISHMENT OF MAIL SERVICE
607
TRANSPORTATION OF MAILS ON ELECTRIC AND CABLE CARS
626
WAGON SERVICE IN CITIES
635
TRANSPORTATION OF MAILS ON STEAMSHIP STEAMBOAT AND STAR ROUTES
637
Steamship and steamboat service
638
Ship and steamboat letters
639
Advertisements for proposals for mail service
641
Proposals for carrying the mails
642
ContractsPerformance of service
645
Changes in serviceAdditional service etc
650
Temporary service
651
Assignment of contracts Subcontracts
653
FOREIGN MAIL SERVICE
655
Delivery into and taking letters from post offices by masters of for eign vessels
659
Transportation by Postal Union countries of the mails of other coun tries
660
Sea post offices
661
INSPECTION OF MAIL SERVICEDEDUCTIONS AND FINES
662
Deductions and fines authorization of
665
Fines
667
MAIL EQUIPMENT
669
43
673
Mail locks
675
Mail keys and safety chains
679
Miscellaneous provisionsEquipmentRepair shopsStorehouse
681
TITLE ELEVEN RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE CHAPTER 1 ORGANIZATION OF RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE
683
44
689
Absences from duty leaves etc
691
Examinations
695
RAILWAY POST OFFICES
696
Care of mail equipment and other property
700
InstructionsCorrespondenceConductMiscellaneous
702
45
705
Canceling distributing and making up mail
707
Unmailable unpaid and improperly addressed matterNixies
713
Foreign and dutiable matter
717
Delivery of mail from cars
718
Transfer service
719
Losses of mail matter
721
Registered matter in the Railway Mail Service
722
CRIMES AND OFFENSES
723
47
725
ེ ཾལ
741
INDEX
747
Regulations guides and correspondence
750
ABBREVIATIONS
777

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Page 117 - Whenever any person indebted to the United States is insolvent, or whenever the estate of any deceased debtor, in the hands of the executors or administrators, is insufficient to pay all the debts due from the deceased, the debts due to the United States shall be first satisfied...
Page 265 - ... every written or printed card, letter, circular, book, pamphlet, advertisement, or notice of any kind giving information directly or indirectly, where, or how, or of whom, or by what means any of the hereinbefore-mentioned matters, articles or things may be obtained or made...
Page 36 - That no person in the classified civil service of the United States shall be removed therefrom except for such cause as will promote the efficiency of said service and for reasons given in writing, and the person whose removal is sought shall have notice of the same and of any charges preferred against him, and be furnished with a copy thereof, and also be allowed a reasonable time for personally answering the same in writing; and affidavits in support thereof; but *For statutory citation, see note...
Page 723 - States, or by any commissioner of a circuit court to take bail, or by any chancellor, judge of a supreme or superior court, chief or first Judge of common pleas, mayor of a city, Justice of the peace, or other magistrate, of any state where he may be found, and agreeably to the usual mode of process against offenders In such state...
Page 91 - Houses thereof, with intent to influence his decision or action on any question,, matter, cause, or proceeding which may at any time be pending, or which may by law be brought before him in his official capacity, or in his place of trust or profit...
Page 119 - All transfers and assignments made of any claim upon the United States, or of any part or share thereof, or interest therein, whether absolute or conditional, and whatever may be the consideration therefor, and all powers of attorney, orders, or other authorities for receiving payment of any such claim or of any part or share thereof...
Page 32 - That after the expiration of six months from the passage of this act no officer or clerk shall be appointed, and no person shall be employed to enter or be promoted in either of the said classes now existing, or that may be arranged hereunder pursuant to said rules, until he has passed an examination, or is shown to be specially exempted from such examination in conformity herewith.
Page 120 - ... that it has jurisdiction to render judgment or decree thereon, it shall proceed to do so, giving to either party such further opportunity for hearing as in its judgment justice shall require, and...
Page 37 - Membership in any society, association, club, or other form of organization of postal employees not affiliated with any outside organization imposing an obligation or duty upon them to engage in any strike, or proposing to assist them in any strike, against the United States...
Page 121 - Concurrent with the Court of Claims, of all claims not 1911. Mar. 3; 36 exceeding ten thousand dollars, founded upon the Constitution of the ta '' 93' United States or any law of Congress, or upon any regulation of an executive department, or upon any contract, express or implied, with the Government of the United States...

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