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To Count Mail Packages

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Parent Issue
Day
17
Month
April
Year
1896
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Washington, April 16.- The triennial international counting of all mail packages goiug from one country to anotherin the postal union will take place from May 1 to May 28. The postoffice department has therefore ordered all railway postollices exchanging mail direct with Canada during that period to exclude from the Canadian mail, and to forwnrd either to New York or Bo3ton postoffice for counting, all articles for delivery in New Foundland, Saint Pierre, and Miquelon, and San Francisco or Tacoma all articles for Japan, China, Hawaii, and the Australian colonies. AU closed mail sacks or packages addressed to the New York and San Francisco postmasters received from Canada or Mexico in railway postal cars during the counting period will be forwarded to those offices intact.

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Ann Arbor Argus
Old News