Congressional Edition Volume 2466

Congressional Edition Volume 2466

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...of prices went into effect, and the outlay for that qoarter is accordingly no criterion of future needs. The reduction of prices to the public, and the introduction of new styles, will tend to unduly increase the sales of stamped envelopes, and allowance should be made accordingly in providing the means tor their manufacture. It certainly will not be unreasonable to allow for a yearly increase of 15 per ceut. inthe issues. The expenditure for the last fiscal yearamouuted to $692,435.04; at an annual increase of 15 per cent, it would amount, at the prices in the late contract, to $796,300.29 for the present year and to $915,745.33 for the next fiscal year. Reducing this latter amount by 22J per cent., to represent the estimated decrease of cost under the new contract, would leave the estimated expenditure for stamped envelopes and newspaper wrappers for the next fiscal year at $709,702.63. An additional amount will, however, be required for the purchase of the letter-sheets embraced iu the appropriation for stamped envelopes and newspaper wrappers. The sheets were introduced in August last at a number of the larger offices, and the facts connected with their introduction are detailed in my annual reuort Sufficient time has uot elapsed to form a reasonably accurate judgment as to the demand likely to arise for them. The number disposed of at the oflkes at which they were placed on sale was 1,122,457 for the month of September. Urgent calls have led to their issue at an additional number of offices, and it will..--,, uut during the per l woo amouutiug to vu, zw on me esumauTM ine total estimated amount of the expenditure for stamped envelopes, newspaper wrappers, and letter-sheets is therefore $780,952.63. The cost of...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 703g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236930851
  • 9781236930859