Public Laws of the United States of America, Passed at the Second Session of the Forty-Second Congress, 1871-2; And Proclamations. Carefully Collated with the Originals at Washington

Public Laws of the United States of America, Passed at the Second Session of the Forty-Second Congress, 1871-2; And Proclamations. Carefully Collated with the Originals at Washington

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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. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...Postmaster-General, whenever he may deem it on1' l'n 2' c"ftl! consistent with the public interest, may accept new surety upon any con-be a, cep, ed_may tract existing or hereafter made for carrying the mails, in substitution for ' and release of any existing surety. SEC. 256. That no contract for carrying the mail shall be made for a carrying mails longer term than four years, and no contract for carrying the mail on the not to be made sea shall be made for a longer term than two years. f'l'11"1l" 1"i"1 S!-:0. 257. That whenever, by reason of any error, omission, or other t I, I"mu, 'e is not muse, any route which should properly be advertised for the regular let-advertised for ting is omitted, it shall be the duty of the Postmaster-General to adver-; ll=; 'el"' ')lt' '; 1ef' tise the same as soon as the error or omission shall be discovered, and the ye-tised' gm proposals for such route shall be opened as soon as possible after the other proposals in the same contract section; and the contract made under such supplementary advertisement shall run, as nearly as possible, from the beginning to the end of the regular contract term, and, during the time necessarily lost by reason of such error, omission, or other cause, the Postmaster-General shall provide for the carrying of the mail on such route at as low rate as possible, without advertising. Sec. 258. That whenever it becomes necessary to change the terms of Notice of an existing contract for carrying the mail otherwise than as provided in .' ' fi'l'1f fa" sections two hundred and sixty and two hundred and sixty-one, notice mew g...show more

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  • Paperback | 418 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 744g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236821335
  • 9781236821331