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XXVII. In the event of the Conventions which govern the relations of France with the foreign countries enumerated in Tables G, H, J, and K, annexed to the present regulations, being hereafter modified in such a manner as to affect the conditions of exchange fixed by those Tables for the correspondence transmitted in ordinary mails by way of France, those modifications shall be applied as a matter of right to the said correspondence upon the necessary proof being furnished by the Post Office of France to the Post Office of Great Britain.

XXVIII. When the writers of the letters which the Office of France and the British Office deliver to each other to be forwarded to the colonies and other countries beyond sea shall wish that those letters should be conveyed by merchant-ships leaving the ports of one of the two countries, such intention must be so expressed on the address.

In all cases where such direction is not given, letters for the colonies and other countries beyond sea shall be transmitted by means of the regular packets.

XXIX Registered letters reciprocally transmitted in virtue of Article XVII of the Convention of 24th September, 1856, shall be marked on the side of the address with a stamp bearing in red ink the word “Chargé," or "Registered."

XXX. The correspondence of every kind originating in either of the two countries which shall be comprised in the respective mails of the French and British offices of exchange shall be marked by the office where it originated with a stamp indicating the date of posting.

XXXI. Letters found in the movable boxes on board merchant vessels plying between France and Great Britain shall be marked on the side of the address by the postmaster at the port of disembarkaiion with an octagon date stamp bearing in red ink, independently of the name of that office.

1. The characters Angl. B. M. (Angleterre, Boites Mobiles), when the letters have originated in Great Britain.

2. And the characters France, M. B. (France, Movable Box), when the letters have originated in France.

XXXII. Ordinary unpaid letters (with the exception of those originating in France and Algeria, in the French Post Offices established in the Levant and in Great Britain, and those forwarded from Malta for France, Algeria, and the French offices established in the Levant), and printed papers of every kind, charged with transit or sea rates, which shall be exchanged in ordinary mails between the Post Office of France and the Post Office of Great Britain, shall receive, in some conspicuous part of the address, the impression in black ink of a stamp intended to show the rate at which the dispatching office shall have delivered those letters and printed papers to the other office.

The Post Office of France apply, namely:

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office at the rate of 1 franc 45 centimes per ounce.

3. The stamp

ER. 17.769

for letters delivered to the British

office at the rate of 1 franc 76 centimes per ounce.

FR. 4. The stamp

for letters delivered to the British

1.789 office at the rate of 1 franc 78 centimes per ounce.

5. The stamp FR. for letters delivered to the British

2 f. 169 office at the rate of 2 francs 16 centimes per ounce.

ER.

6. The stamp

for letters delivered to the British

2f55.

office at the rate of 2 francs 55 centimes per ounce.

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office at the rate of 2 francs 96 centimes

per ounce.

8. The stamp

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for letters delivered to the British

office at the rate of 3 francs 41 centimes per ounce.

•9. The stamp

FR 3.76

for letters delivered to the British

office at the rate of 3 francs 76 centimes per ounce.

10. The stamp

TR 5.36

for letters delivered to the British

office at the rate of 5 francs 36 centimes per ounce.

TR.

11. The stamp

for letters delivered to the British

5£ 818

office at the rate of 5 francs 81 centimes per ounce.

12. The stamp

E.R.

50.9 p.Le for printed papers of

every

kind delivered to the British office at the rate of 50 centimes per pound British.

13. The stamp TR 1pL

for printed papers of every kind delivered to the British office at the rate of 1 franc per

pound British.

14. The stamp

F.R. 17:50 Sp. for printed papers of

every kind delivered to the British office at the rate of 1 franc 50 centimes per pound British.

On its side the Post Office of Great Britain shall apply namely;

GB

1. The stamp

for letters delivered to the office of

405

France at the rate of 40 centimes per 30 grammes.

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France at the rate of 1 franc per 30 grainines.

G.B.

3. The stamp

for letters delivered to the office

14,409

of France at the rate of 1 franc 40 centimes

per
30

grammes.
GB
4. The stamp

for letters delivered to the office I. COS

of France at the rate of 1 franc 60 centimes per 30 grammes.

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of France at the rate of 2 francs 40 centimes

per

30 grammes.

GB

6. The stamp

for letters delivered to the office

24 8756

of France at the rate of 2 francs 87 centimes per

30

grammes.

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of France at the rate of 3 francs 2 centimes per

30

grammes.

8. The stamp
GB. 1. P.K.

for printed papers of every kind delivered to the office of France at the rate of 1 franc per kilogramme. 9. The stamp G.B.

21.pK.

for printed papers of

every kind delivered to the office of France at the rate of 2 francs per kilogramme.

10. And the stamp

G.B

4.40.9PR.) for printed papers of every kind delivered to the office of France at the rate of 4 francs 40 centimes per kilogramme.

XXXIII. The respective offices of exchange shall mark in ordinary figures on the left side of the address of letters insufficiently prepaid, which they forward to the corresponding offices of exchange, the amount of the surcharges which the persons to whom the said

letters are addressed will have to pay in virtue of Article XVII of the present regulations.

Those surcharges shall be marked in pence or decimes.

XXXIV. Ordinary letters, registered letters, and printed papers of every kind exchanged between the two Post Offices of France and Great Britain which shall have been paid to destination or for some part of the distance beyond the territory of the dispatching office, shall be marked in a conspicuous part of the address with an impression in red ink of a stamp intended to denote to the respective offices of exchange the extent of prepayment.

The stamp P.D. shall be impressed on ordinary or registered letters as well as on printed papers which shall be prepaid to destination.

The stamp P.P. shall be impressed on ordinary letters as well as on printed papers which shall be prepaid for some part of the distance beyond the territory of the dispatching office.

XXXV. Each of the mails exchanged between the Post Offices of the two countries either periodically or at irregular intervals, shall be accompanied by a letter bill on which those offices shall state, under the classifications established by the Convention of 24th September, 1856, the nature, the number, and the weight of the articles which the mail contains. The office to which the mail shall be forwarded shall acknowledge its receipt to the dispatching oflice by return of post.

The letter bills and acknowledgments of receipt from the travelling offices from Paris to Calais for the offices at London and Dover, from the office at Boulogne for the office at London, from the office at Calais for the offices at London and Dover, from the office at Dieppe for the office at London, from the office at Dunkirk for the office at London, from the office at Havre for the offices at London and Southampton, and from the office at Morlaix for the office at Southampton, shall be according to the patterns M. No. 1 and M. No. 2 annexed to the present regulations.

The letter bills and acknowledgments of receipt from the office at Boulogne for the offices at Dover and Folkestone, from the offices at Cherbourg, Granville, and St. Malo for the offices at Guernsey and Jersey, and from the office at Marseilles for the office at Dorer, shall be according to the pattern N.

The letter bills and acknowledgments of receipt from the travelling office from Lyons to Marseilles, and from the office at Marseilles for the office at Malta shall be according to pattern 0.

The letter bills and acknowledgments of receipt from the travelling office froin Lyons to Marseilles, from the office at Marseilles, and from the French office established at Alexandria for the British office at Alexandria shall be according to pattern P.

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