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POST-OFFICE REGULATIONS.
of London, Dublin, and Edinburgh, or any of the following offices: — Birmingham,
Bristol, Exeter, Lincoln, Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nor-
wich, Shrewsbury, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness, Belfast, Cork, and Athlone. The
words, " Parliamentary Notice," must be legibly printed on the face of the letter,
the postage must be prepaid by means of Stamps, and a Registration Fee of 6d.
at the time of posting, which may be known by applying to the above offices. Du-
plicate Lists of the Addresses must be sent with the notices, which must be arranged
in the same order as entered on the Lists.
NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS, SEAMEN, AND SOLDIERS IN HER
MAJESTY'S SERVICE ABROAD.
Letters to seamen and soldiers may be forwarded by post at the rate of one penny
each, under the following regulations : —
1st, The penny must be paid at the time the letter is put into the Post-Office.
2d, The direction must signify the class of seaman or soldier.
3d, The name of the ship, regiment, or corps, to which he belongs.
4th, The letter must not exceed half an ounce, and be upon their private concerns
only.
Letters for seamen and soldiers, whether in her Majesty's or the East India Com-
pany's military or naval service (while on actual service), may be forwarded under
the foregoing regulations, to India, China, &c, via Southampton. They can now be
sent to India, via Marseilles, on payment of the British rate of Id., besides the French
rate of 5d., if under a quarter of an ounce, or lOd. exceeding that weight, or to any
foreign country, on payment of the foreign rate of postage in addition to the British
rate of Id. as above.
Letters for seamen and soldiers forwarded by private ships (with the following
exceptions: — St. Helena, East Indies, New South Wales, Cape of Good Hope, and
Mauritius) are charged 3d. each.
Letters of soldiers and seamen, addressed to the United States of America, will in
future be chargeable with the American rate of five cents, or twopence-halfpenny
sterling each, in addition to the ordinary British rate of one penny ; the postage of
all such letters must be prepaid.
Warrant officers, either in the army and navy, or masters' mates, or engineers of
the navy, are not entitled to transmit letters at less than the usual rates of postage.
Seamen's or soldiers' letters received from any part beyond sea, upon which the
said penn}' has not been prepaid, shall be charged to the receiver with double the
rate — viz., 2d. each.
REDIRECTED LETTERS FOR OFFICERS, SOLDIERS, AND SEAMEN.
Letters redirected to commissioned officers in the army or navy, subject to foreign
or colonial postage, may be forwarded to such officers when removed upon service
(whether at home or abroad), and be delivered to them for the same amount of
postage that would have been chargeable had they been delivered at their original
address. In all other cases, they are subject to the same regulation as ordinary
redirected letters. Soldiers' and seamen's letters are not liable to any additional rate
upon redirection.
INLAND BOOK POST.
Printed Books, Magazines, Reviews, Pamphlets, whether British, Colonial, or
Foreign ; Maps, Prints, Paper, Vellum, Parchment, &c, may be transmitted by Post,
within the United Kingdom, at the following rates: —
For each Packet not exceeding 1 lb., 6d. ; exceeding 1 lb., and not exceeding 2
lbs., Is. ; exceeding 2 lbs. and not exceeding 3 lbs., Is. 6d., and so on. Provided,
however, the following conditions be carefully observed : — 1st. Every such Packet
must be sent without a cover, or in a cover open at the ends or sides. 2d. It must
not contain any letter, sealed or open, nor any sealed enclosure whatever. 3d. It
must not exceed two feet in length. 4th. The Postage must be prepaid in full, by
affixing outside the Packet or its cover the proper amount of Stamps.

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