Acts and Resolutions of the United States of America Passed at the Second Session of the Fortieth Congress; December 2, 1867-November 10, 1868

Acts and Resolutions of the United States of America Passed at the Second Session of the Fortieth Congress; December 2, 1867-November 10, 1868

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...Attest: GEO. C. GORHAM. Seeretary of the Senate. IN THE House or REPRESENTATIVES, U. S., July 25:1. 1868. The House of Representatives having proceeded, in pursuance of the Constitution, to reconsider the bill entitled " An act relating to the Freedmen's Bureau and providing for its discontinuance," returned to the Senate by the President of the United States, with his objections, and sent by the Senate to the House of Representatives, with the message of the President returning the bill--Resolved, That the bill do pass, two.thirds of the House of Representatives agreeing to pass the same. Be it enacted by the Senate and House!_1fRepresentatives of the United States qf America in Congress assembled, That when any writer of a letter, on which the postage is prepaid, shall endorse in writing or in print upon the outside_ thereof his name and address, the same, after remaining unclalled uncalled for at the post officc to which it is directed thirty days, or the time the writer may direct, shall be returned to the said writer without additional postage, whether a specific request for such return be endorsed on the letter or not. SEO. 2. Ana! be it further enacted, That all persons who receive money orders shall be required to pay therefor the following charges or fees, viz: For one dollar or any sum not exceeding twenty dollars, a fee of ten cents shall be charged and exacted by the postmaster giving said order; for all orders exceeding twenty dollars and not exceeding thirty dollars, the charge shall be fifteen cents; for all orders exceeding thirty dollars and not exceeding forty dollars, the fee shall be twenty cents; for all orders exceeding forty dollars and not exceeding fifty dollars, the fee shall be...show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236920538
  • 9781236920539