Worley's Directory of the City of El Paso, Texas 1901 Page: 17
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tides which may destroy or damage the mails or persona handling
them. All articles are required to be fully prepaid with postage
stamps at the same rate of postage applicable to similar articles in
the domestic mails of the country of origin, and are required to be
delivered free to addresses of destination, except letters in their usual
and ordinary form prepaid two cents which must be forwarded to the
proper U. S. exchange postoffice where they will be stamped "T" and
rated with deficient postage.
Letters, newspapers and printed matter are now carried between
the United States and Mexico at the same rates as in the I'nited
States. Samples are 1 cent for two ounces: limit of weight, 8£ ounces.
Merchandise, other than samples, may only be sent by parcels post.
No sealed packages other than letters in their usual and ordinary
form, may be sent by mail to Mexico, nor any package over four
pounds, six ounces in weight.
RATES OF POSTAGE TO POSTAL UNION COUNTRIES.
Letters.—Five cents per half ounce or fraction thereof (fifteen
grams being the postal equivalent of half an ounce). Postal cards,
single, two cents each; with paid reply, four cents each. Newspapers
and other printed matter, two ounces, one cent; commercial papers in
packets, not in excess of ten ounces, five cents; in excess of ten ounces,
one cent for each two ounces or fraction thereof. Samples of mer-
chandise, two cents for each four ounces or fraction thereof.
Registered Matter—The fee on registered matter, domestic and
foreign, is eight cents for each letter or parcel, to be affixed in stamps,
in addition to the postage. Full prepayment of fee and postage is re-
KATES OF COMMISSION CHARGED FOR MONEY ORDERS.
Domestic Rates—For orders for sums not exceeding $2.50, •'!
cents: over $2.50 and not exceeding $5, 5 cents; over $5 and not ex-
H EL PASO FUEL CO. *«•"« Atlas Cement
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John F. Worley & Co. Worley's Directory of the City of El Paso, Texas 1901, book, 1901; El Paso, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth213973/m1/15/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso County Historical Society.