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Ellamanda Krauter Maurer Diary, 1922

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examined for the purpose by an Officer of the Customs in the presence of the persons adressed. Rates and limits of weight vary. See Postal Guide, or enquire at Post Office. Prepayment by postage stamp is required in all cases. Parcels must be handed to the Postmaster; in no case should they be dropped into a letter box or other receptacle for mail matter.


Canada, not exceeding 3 lbs. in weight, 1 cent per 2 oz. Great Britain, limit of 5 lbs. United States and other Foreign Countries, limit of 12 ozs.-1 cent per 2 oz, or fraction of 2 oz. with a minimum prepayment of 2 cents covering a weight of 4 oz., and must not exceed 1 ft. in length by 8 in. in width and 4 in. in depth. In form of roll 12 in. in length and 6 in. in diameter.


A War Tax of 2 cents will be charged on each Money Order irrespective of the amount.

On money orders drawn by any money order office in Canada on any other money order office in the Dominion, the United States, Mexico, British Guiana, Barbados, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, the Leeward Islands or Newfoundland, the commission is as follows :

For sums under.........$10 .... 5 cents. Over $10 and up to...... 30 .... 10 " Over 30 " ...... 50 .... 15 " Over 50 " ...... 60 .... 20 " Over 60 " ......100 .... 25 "

No single money order can be issued for more than $100 ; but as many of $100 each may be given as the remitter requires. Money orders are issued in Canada on the majority of British Possessions, and on certain foreign countries, at the rates of commission shown below : For sums not exceeding $5, 5 cts. ; $10, 10 cts. $20, 20 cents : $60, 60 cents ; $70, 70 cents ; $80, 80 cents ; $90, 90 cents ; $100, $1.

POSTAL NOTES- A War Tax of 1 cent will be charged on each Postal Note irrespective of the amount. Postal Notes are bought and paid at any Money Order and Postal Note Office in Canada or the United States. The commission is: For 20c. to 40c., 1 cent ; 50c. to $2.50, 2 cents ; $3 to $5, 3 cents ; $10, 5 cents. Off cents may be made up by affixing Canadian postage stamps, not exceeding 9 cents, to the face of the Postal Note, if the same is for remittance to place in Canada.

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