The Development of Rates of Postage

The Development of Rates of Postage

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Excerpt: ...per parcel, or nearly 1,250,000 on the total number of parcels dealt with in 1913-14. The matter is, however, complicated by the question whether a strictly mathematical proportion of the total expenses of the Post Office can fairly be charged against the parcel post. 625 Pg 296 TABLE A TOTAL NUMBERS DEALT WITH IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, 1913-14. Letters3,488,800,000 626 Postcards924,250,000 627 Halfpenny Packets1,211,400,000 628 Newspaper Packets207,100,000 Parcels133,663,000 629 Total5,965,213,000 Pg 297 TABLE B STATEMENT OF EXPENDITURE IN THE YEAR 1913-14 IN CONNECTION WITH THE POSTAL SERVICES, INCLUDING MONEY ORDER AND POSTAL ORDER BUSINESS, BUT EXCLUDING POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK AND GOVERNMENT ANNUITY BUSINESS. (a)Salaries, Wages and Allowances10,538,318 (b)Rent, Rates, Office Fittings, Water, Light and Heating268,981 (c)Conveyance of Mails (excluding Payments to Foreign and Colonial Administrations):show more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236733150
  • 9781236733153