Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 279 of 1,110
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HISTORY OF DALLAS COUNTY.
postoffices in the State $1,619,880.94, total
Disbursements-48,673 domestic orders
paid $588,520.26, 21,918 postal notes paid
$35,946.10, 12 Canadian orders paid $220.79,
43 British orders paid $992.21, 41 German
orders paid $1,380.44, 22 Swiss orders paid
$915.71, 5 Italian orders paid $185.07, 4
French orders paid $119.14, 9 Belgian orders
paid $799.99, 1 Japanese order paid $15.65,
1 Swedish order paid $71.10, 1 Victoria order
paid $24.35, 1 Hawaii order paid $7, 1 Austrian
order paid $16.06, 172 domestic orders
repaid $1,525.72, 2 international orders repaid
$12.67, postmaster Lebo, Kansas, $8.62,
auditor's circulars 29 cents, 307 deposits to
the credit United States Treasurer, New York,
$1,185,500, balance cash June 30, $855.45,
Grand total receipts: Money order business
$1,817,116.62, postal business $110,264
.43, total $1,927,381.05.
Registry' division: Letters registered 7,402,
parcels registered 1,687, letters received
for delivery 34,292, parcels received
delivery 1,793, received for distribution 623,
packages received 35,107, packages in transit
25,336, packages made up and dispatched
9,549, through registered pouches and inner
sacks received 1,869, through registered
pouches and inner sacks dispatched 1,869,
official free 410, total pieces handled 119,937.
Registered letters delivered by carriers 13,100.
Mailing division: Number of pounds of
second-class matter (newspapers from publishers)
free in the county 11,482, number of
pounds of second-class matter sent outside
the county, postage paid on same, 732,488,
number of pouches dispatched daily 53, number
of sacks dispatched daily 203, number of
pouches received daily 53, number of sacks
received'daily 113, number of mails received
daily 29, number of mails dispatched daily
29, number of closed pouches dispatched
daily 32, number of pouches for railroad
postoffice dispatched 25, number of star
Special delivery letters and packages: Total
mail to other places 1,818, total received
for delivery 3,633.
Letters and packages sent to the (lead-letter
Letters advertised 24,995,
delivered 6,471, sent to the dead-letter office
18,524, packages advertised 154, delivered
44, sent to the dead-letter office 110, postal
cards sent to the dead-letter office 4,388, letters
returned to writers 24,657.
Inquiry division: Number letters dropped
in without stamps (domestic) 1,296, number
of above supplied with stamps by notifying
addressee 789, number of above not supplied
with stamps and sent to the dead-letter office
507, number of letters sent to the dead-letter
office as misdirected 826, number of letters
sent to the dead-letter office as illegible and
without address 180, number of valuable
dead letters received from department 92,
number of valuable dead letters delivered 57,
number of valuable dead letters returned to
Street letter boxes in use: Large boxes 19,
small boxes 87, mail chutes 2, total 108.
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Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas., book, 1892; Chicago, Illinois. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20932/m1/279/: accessed April 17, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.