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POST OFFICE, &c.

Old Cavendish Street, and South East-
ern, Borough, until ¼ past 7 A.M.; at the
Branch Office in Lombard Street and
Chief Office, St. Martin's-le-Grand until
¼ before 8 A.M.

NEWSPAPERS. Morn. To be posted at
the Receiving Houses before 10 P.M. the
previous evening; at the Branch Offices
before 6·45 A M., and at the Chief Office
and Lombard Street before 7 A.M. Even.
Receiving Houses before 5 P.M., Branch
Offices before 5½ P.M., and at Chief Office
before 6 P.M., or till 7½ P.M., with fee of ¼d.
each.

FOREIGN.—Mails made up in London
as under :—France, and Countries through
France, morning and evening. Belgium,
Holland, Prussia, and Countries through
Prussia, daily. United States of America
and Canada, via Liverpool; Malta by
French Packet; and Sweden, via Grimsby
and Gottenberg, every Friday evening.
West India Mail, 2nd and 17th each
Month, Morning (if Sunday, the follow-
ing morning). Brazils 9th each Month,
Morning (if Sunday the following morn-
ing). Peninsular 7th, 17th, and 27th
each Month, Morning (if Sunday, the fol-
lowing morning). Cape Mail 5th of each
Month, Evening (if Sunday. the following
evening). West Coast of Africa 23rd each
Month (Evening, if Sunday, the following
evening). Australia, via Southampton,
12th each Month, Morning (if Sunday, the
previous evening). Australia, via Mar-
seilles, 16th each Month, Evening (if Sun-
day, the following evening). East India,
via Southampton, 4th and 20th each Month
(if Sunday, the previous evening). East
India, via Marseilles, 2nd, 9th, 17th and 25th
Evening (if Sunday, the following evening).
The French Post Office steam packets leave
Marseilles for

Leghorn ... ... ... ...every Thursday
Naples ... ... ... ... } every Monday and
Civita Vecchia      } Thursday
Syria ... ... ... ... ... ... } every Sunday
Smvrna ... ... ...         }
Athens ... ... ... ... } every Saturday
Constantinople    }
Alexandria ... ... ...every alternate Saturday

Letters must be posted 3 days previously
in London for these packets.

All Letters and Newspapers for Canada
not specially addressed will be sent in
closed Mail through the United States; if
addressed v. Halifax, letters for Canada will
be charged 6d. and Newspapers sent free.

MONEY ORDERS.

Orders for payment of small sums not
exceeding £2 may be obtained for 3d. each,
and not exceeding £5 for 6d. each, at any
Post Town in the kingdom, and appli-
cation for payment is to be made
within the second month after the month
in which the order may have been obtained.

Bank Notes, Post Bills, Drafts, &c. may
be safely conveyed through the Post upon
payment of a Registering fee of 6d.

Any sum paid into a Country Bank or
to the Agent in London (see List of London
and Country Bankers) on account of an
individual to whom you desire to remit,
will be repaid upon application, of which
you may advise by Post.

STAMPS.

AGREEMENTS, UNDER HAND ONLY.
For £20, and under 2160 words 0 2 6

EXEMPTIONS. —Memorandums for In-
surance by Royal Exchange and London
Assurance.—For granting a Lease at Rack
Rent under £5 per annum. For Sale of
Goods.—Between Masters and Servants.—
Letters between Merchants and others 50
miles apart.

APPRAISEMENTS.

Any Sum not exceeding £50 .. 0  2  6
Above £50 ... ... ... ... ..   100 .. 0  5  0
100 ... ... ... ... ..   200 .. 0 10 0
200 ... ... ... ... ..   500 .. 0 15 6
500 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 1  0  0

APPRENTICESHIP INDENTURES.
Without Premium ... ... ... ... 0  2  6
Under £30 ... ... .. ... ... ... ... 1  0  0
For £30 and under £50 ... ... 2  0  0
         50 ... ... ... ... 100 ... ... 6  0  0
       100 ... ... ... ... 200 ... ... 12 0 0
       200 ... ... ... ... 300 ... ... 20 0 0
       300 ... ... ... ... 400 ... ... 80 0 0

BILLS OF EXCHANGE, FOREIGN
AND INLAND, Draft or Order for
Payment.
 

  BILLS. INLAND FOREIGN.
  FOR ANY SUM ON
DEMAND. ... ...
FOR ANY SUM AT
ANY DATE, NOT
EXCEED. £5
£   s.   d.
0   0    1

0   0    1

Drawn in sets of 3,
each to be stamped,
or if singly, the same
duty as INLAND.
 
And Promis-
sory Notes. 

{
And Promis-
sory
Notes
on
demand
or
otherw.

{
Exceed.

10
25
50
75
100
200
300
400
500
750
1000
1500
2000
3000
4000
4000
0   0    2
0   0    3
0   0    6
0   0    9
0   1    0
0   2    0
0   3    0
0   4    0
0   5    0
0   7    0
0  10   0
0  15   0
1   0    0
1  10   0
2   0    0
2   5    0
£   s.   d.
0   0    1
0   0    2
0   0    3
0   0    4
0   0    8
0   1    0
0   1    4
0   1    8
0   2    6
0   3    4
0   5    0
0   6    8
0  10   0
0  13   4
0  15   0

BILLS OF LADING ... ... ... ... ... ... 0   0   6
BONDS.— Not exceeding £50 .. .. 0   1   3
Above £50 and not exc. ... 100 .. .. 0   2   6
100 .... ... ... ... ... ... 150 .. .. 0   3   9
150 .... ... ... ... ... ... 200 .. .. 0   5   0
200 .... ... ... ... ... ... 250 .. .. 0   6   3
250 .... ... ... ... ... ... 300 .. .. 0   7   6

And for every additional £100 or
fractional part ... ... ... ... ... .. 0   2
Bond of Indemnity, excdg. £1400    1   15
Excise or Customs, not exc. £10 ..   0   1   0
Exceeding £10 and not exc. £50 ..   0   2   6
Exceeding ... ... ... ... ... ... ... £50 ..   0   5   0

FOR PAYMENT OF ANNUITIES.
Not exceeding £50 per annum ..      1   0   0
Above £50 and not exceed. £100     2   0   0
And for every additional £100 or
fractional part ... ... ... ... ... ... 2   0   0

CHARTER PARTY ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 0   5   0
Charter Parties may be stamped within
14 days after they are executed, and
upon payment of a penalty of £10
within one calendar month afterwards.

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STAMPS.
CONVEYANCES, LEASES AND
SECURITIES.
 

Ex-
ceedg.
Not
Exdg.
Convey-
ances.
Leaes
without
Premium.
Securi-
ties.
£

5
10
15
20
25
50
75
100
125
150
175
200
225
250
275
300
350
400
450
500
550

£
5
10
15
20
25
50
75
100
125
150
175
200
225
250
275
300
350
400
450
500
550
600
£   s.   d.
0   2    6
0   2    6
0   2    6
0   2    6
0   2    6
0   5    0
0   7    6
0   10  0
0   12  6
0   15  0
0   17  6
1   0    0
1   2    6
1   5    0
1   7    6
1   10  0
1   15  0
2   0    0
2   5    0
2   10  0
2   15  0
3   0    0
£   s.   d,
0   0    6
0   1    0
0   1    6
0   2    0
0   2    6
0   5    0
0   7    6
0   10  0
0   10  0
0   15  0
0   15  0
1   0    0
1   0    0
1   5    0
1   5    0
1   10  0
1   15  0
2   0    0
2   5    0
2   10  0
2   15  0
3   0    0
£   s.   d.
0   1    3
0   1    3
0   1    3
0   1    3
0   1    3
0   1    3
0   2    6
0   2    6
0   3    9
0   3    9
0   5    0
0   5    0
0   6    3
0   6    3
0   7    6
0   7    6
0   10  0
0   10  0
0   12  6
0   12  6
0   15  0
0   15  0

CONVEYANCES, for every addi-
tional £100, or fractional part of
£100 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0   10   0
LEASES, for every additional £50,
or fractional part of £50 ... ... 0     5   0
Leases without Premium and exceeding

35 years and not exceeding 100 years,
six times the above, and for exceeding
100 years, twelve times the above.
Leases with Premiums and Rent under

£20 per annum, or without Rent, same
duty as Conveyances.
Leases with Premium and also of a yearly

rent of £20 and upwards, both the duties
for a lease with premium only and with
rent only.
SECURITIES, for every additional

£100, or fractional part of £100  0    2    6
DEEDS not otherwise charged, or

Declarations of Trust ... ... ... ...  1   15   0
DONATION of any Ecclesiastical

Benefice, yearly value of £10 or
upwards ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 20   0
Of any other description ... ... ... 10   0   0
INSTITUTION from presentation           2    0    0

From petition of Patron for him-
self, if of £10 yearly value or up. 30   0   0
Of any other description ... ... ... 15    0   0
LETTERS of Attorney for Seamen

or Soldiers' Prize Money .. 0   1   0

Ditto Wages ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...  1   0   0
For the Funds ... ... ... ... ... ... ...   1   0   0
Of other kinds ... ... ... ... ... ... ...   1  10   0
MORTGAGES same duties as Bond 1s.
NEWSPAPERS ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...    0   0   1
POLICIES—SEA.
Premiums not exceed. £0 10s ... 0s.3d.[?]ct
"                          1    0  ... 0    6   "
"                          1  10  ... 1    0   "
"                          2  10  ... 2    0   "
"                          2  10  ... 3    0   "
exceeding           2  10  ... 4    0   "

STAMPS. 

POLICIES—SEA, FOR TIME.
Not exceeding 6 months ... ... 2s. 6d. [?] ct.
Exceeding 6 months ... ... ..... 4    0    ,,

POLICIES—LIFE.
Not exceeding £500, for every £50
and for any part of £50 ... ... ... ... ... 0   0   6
Exceeding £500 & not exceeding
£1000, then for every £100 and
for any part of £100 ... ... ... .... ... ... 0   1   0
Exceeding £1000, then for every
£1000 & any part of £1000 ... ... ...   0  10  0

POLICIES—FIRE.
Duty  ... ... ... ... ...  ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0   1   0
And for every £100 .. ... ... ... ... ... ... 0   3   0
On property assured by persons
not licensed .. ... ... ... ... ... ... .. ... ... 0   2   6
And for every £100 ... ... ... ... .. ... ... 0   5   0
Detached buildings or goods contained
therein, or plurality of risks, are not to
be valued or insured in one risk, under
the penalty of £100, unless there be an
average clause. Farming Stock free.

POWER OF ATTORNEY, Gen—1  10   0

PROTEST of Bills, under £20 ..  0    2   0
£20 and under ..     100 .. 0   3   0
100 ... ... ... ... ... ...  500 .. 0  5   0
500 upwards ... ... ... ... ... 0  10  0
Every additional Sheet ... ... ... ... 0   5   0

RECEIPTS—For £2 & upwards   0   0  1

RELEASE or Revocation ... ... ... 1  15  0

SETTLEMENTS of any definite
sums of money or shares in any
of the Government, Parliamen-
tary, Bank or East India Stock,
or any Company or Corporation,
value not exceeding £100 ... ... ... 0  5  0
For every additional £100 or any
fractional part .. ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0  5  0
And if also of Land or other pro-
perty, a further duty as such
other property is liable to, if by
a separate deed.

TRANSFER of Shares or Stock,
Bank, not exceed. £25 ... ... ... ... 0  9  0
" exceeding ... ... ... 25 ... ... ... ... 0 12 0
South Sea Stock, und. 100 ... .... 0  9  0
100 & upds. ... ... ... ...  ... ... ... ... 0 12 0
East India ... ... ... ...  ... ... ... ... .. 1 10 6
Other Companies as CONVEYANCE duties.

WARRANT of Attorney to confess judg-
ment as a security where debt or damage
amounts to 40s., same duty as on Bonds,
except where same be given as security
collaterally with any bond or mortgage or
other security upon which the proper duty
exceeding 5s. has been paid, or by a per-
son under arrest for above £200, then 5s.
Warrant of Attorney not other-
wise charged ... ... ...  ... ... ... ... 1 15 0
   If from any unavoidable cause un-
stamped paper have been used, it may be
stamped within fourteen days after the
date of the instrument, if good cause be
stated for the consideration of the Com-
missioners; and after that period on pay-
ment of £10 penalty.
   Vendors are not permitted to purchase
& stamp of persons not licensed to sel
stamps, but they may purchase an allow-
ance ticket from persons not so licensed.

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