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der ^ oz., 3s 4d under f oz., 4s 2d under 1 oz., 5s lOd under 1^
oz., and so on. Newspapers free by Packet ; 2d via France.
British Colonies in West Indies. See West Indies.
British North America. Letters are despatched by Steam
Packets, via Liverpool, on the evenings of the 3d and 18th of
every month (unless tliose dates fall on a Sunday, in which case
the following evening), except December, January, February,,
and March, on the 3d only; Is 2d not exceeding ^ oz,, paid or
unpaid, Halifax excepted, Is only not exceeding the |- oz. Ber-
muda ; see Bermuda. Letters are likewise despatched through
the Ship Letter Office; if addressed by " Private Ship," postage
8d not exceeding ^ oz., and so on. Newspaper by Ship Id, by
Packet (Canada excepted) free ; Canada, ^d each charged on de-
livery.
Brunswick. Letters are conveyed either by Packet Boat or
Private Ship, between the United Kingdom and Brunswick, at
the uniform rate of 9d not exceeding the ^ oz., paid or unpaid.
For further information, see Northern States of Europe. News-
papers, Id each.
Buenos Ayres. Letters, which must be paid, are despatched in
■ Sailing Packets, via Falmouth, on the evening of the first Tues-
■ day in every month, 2s 7d not exceeding ^ oz., and so on. News-
papers free.
Canada. See British North America.
Canary (or Fortunate) Islands. Letters, which must be paid,
are despatched by Brazil Packet, via Falmouth, on the first Tues-
day in every month. Is lOd not exceeding -J oz., and so on.
Newspapers 2d each.
Chagres and Pacific. Mails, by which the letters must be paid,
despatched on the morning of the IJth (or, in the event of the I7th
falling on a Sunday, on the morning of the 18th) of every month,
via Southampton, Is 2d not exceeding A- oz., and so on. News-
papers 2d each by Packet; Id by private Ship.
Chili. See Chagres.
China. Letters, which (except Hong Kong) must be paid, are des-
patched with those for India (East.) Postage, via Marseilles,
under ^ oz. 2s 2d, under ^ oz. 2s 7d, under J oz. 4s 9d, under 1
oz. 5s 2d, under \\ oz. 9s Id ; via Southampton, under J oz. Is
4d, and so on; Hong Kong, Is under ^ oz. Newspapers to
Hong Kong, 2d via Southampton ; 5d via Marseilles ; Id by any
private ship to any part of China ; 4d via Southampton, 5d via
. Marseilles, and 2d via private Ship.
Colombia, divided into Equator (Republic), New Granada, and
Venezuela, w^hich latter see.

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