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Страница 35 - A telegraph company occupies the same relation to commerce as a carrier of messages, that a railroad company does as a carrier of goods. Both companies are instruments of commerce, and their business is commerce itself. They do their transportation in different ways, and their liabilities are in some respects different, but they are both indispensable to those engaged to any considerable extent in commercial pursuits.
Страница 34 - The powers thus granted are not confined to the instrumentalities of commerce, or the postal service known or in use when the Constitution was adopted, but they keep pace with the progress of the country and adapt themselves to the new developments of time and circumstances.
Страница 60 - An Act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty, and for other purposes...
Страница 31 - No letter or circular concerning lotteries, so-called gift concerts, or other similar enterprises, offering prizes, or concerning schemes devised and intended to deceive and defraud the public, for the purpose of obtaining money under false pretences, shall be carried in the mail.
Страница 628 - ... any lottery, gift enterprise, or scheme for the distribution of money, or of any real or personal property by lot, chance, or drawing of any kind, or...
Страница 34 - They extend from the horse with its rider to the stage-coach, from the sailing vessel to the steamboat, from the coach and the steamboat to the railroad, and from the railroad to the telegraph, as these new agencies are successively brought into use to meet the demands of increasing population and wealth. They were intended for the government of the business to which they relate, at all times and under all circumstances.
Страница 662 - ... or the name of the firm or Company who are the remitters or payees, together with the addresses of each.
Страница 664 - Administration in each country shall be authorized to adopt any additional rules, (if not repugnant to the foregoing,) for the greater security against fraud, or, for the better working of the system generally. All such additional rules, however, must be promptly communicated to the Post Office of the other country.
Страница 664 - If pending the settlement of an account, one of the two Postal Administrations shall ascertain that it owes the other a balance exceeding...
Страница 649 - IN WITNESS WHEREOF the respective plenipotentiaries have signed the present convention and have affixed thereto their seals. DONE in duplicate at Washington the ^ day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eighteen.

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