Annual Reports. Report of the Postmaster-General. Miscellaneous Reports

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Page 624 - Merritt, who is personally known to me to be the same person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing instrument, appeared before me this day in person and acknowledged that he signed, sealed and delivered the said instrument as his free and voluntary act for the uses and purposes therein set forth.
Page 624 - Know all men by these presents, that I, Charles Michiels, of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar, to me in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged...
Page 423 - An Act making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1918, and for other purposes...
Page 476 - ... original contract bears to the stock and carriers necessarily employed in its execution, and when any extra service shall be ordered, the amount of the allowance therefor, in dollars and cents, shall be signified in the order for such service, and be forthwith entered upon the books of the Post Office Department, and no additional compensation shall be paid for any extra regular service rendered before the issuing of such order, and the making of such entry...
Page 475 - ... moneys of the department have been paid over to any person in consequence of fraudulent representations, or by mistake, collusion, or misconduct of any officer or clerk of the department, it shall be the duty of the postmaster-general to cause suit to be brought in the name of the United States of America to recover back the same, or the excess, as the case may be, with interest thereon.
Page 476 - July, 1836, modified this provision by expressly declaring, in the twenty-third section, that no extra compensation shall be made to any mail contractor, so as that the compensation for additional regular service shall exceed the exact proportion which the original compensation bears to the original services stipulated to be performed; and no extra allowance shall be made to any contractor, by the Postmaster General, for an increase of expedition in the transportation of the mail, unless thereby...
Page 625 - ... free and voluntary act for the uses and purposes therein set forth, Given under my hand and Notarial Seal this 13th day of May, 19....
Page 491 - War, be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and be punished by a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment for not more than twelve months, or both.
Page 52 - ... which is not in its form or nature liable to destroy, deface, or otherwise damage the contents of the mail-bag, or harm the person of any one engaged in the postal service.
Page 476 - ... rendered necessary ; and in such case, the additional compensation shall never bear a greater proportion to the additional stock or carriers rendered necessary, than the sum stipulated in the original contract bears to the stock and carriers necessarily employed in its execution...

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