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T IINDEX. 1083 ]>0_;g.o_pit-e Department, (continued.) Postofics Department, (continued.) on plank roads . . . . . . . . 310 of all appointments and removals0f m steamboats and steamships . . 310 postmasters .. 292 293 to post-offices not on any established of all orders and regulations of Post; route .. 310 master-General which may affect may pay masters, &c., of vessels not accounts, &c. ... 289 regularly employed for carrying the of all chan s of salaries of stmail 310 masters .. .295 may instruct special agents to search ofall discontinuances of post·oiIices vessels for letters, and seize letters, or of postal service 296 bags, &c. . . ... 312 to charge certain expenses to certain may suspend the privilege of sending let- appropriations . 289 ters in stamped envelopes otherwise to enter certain receipts under head of than by mail . 312 " revenue from money-order business," 290 may provide for separate carriage of to state and certify quarterly to the letter-mail at usual rate of speed, Postmaster-General accounts of money when, &c ... 312 paid by postmasters out of the receipts to advertise for proposals for carrying of their office . 292 the mails, &c. . 313 to countersign warrants to bring detorecord abstracts of roposals . . . 313 posits on account of postal service not to consider bids ot? certain persons . 314 into the treasury 292 duty of, in making contracts forcarrying how may apply certain payments by the mails . . 314 postmasters after execution of new may accept new sureties on a contract . 315 bond 292 to deliver copies of contracts to auditor bonds of postmasters, when to be dewizhin, &c. .. 315 livered to .. 298 may make contracts to carry mails vouchers for deductions made by postthrough foreign countries. . . 315, 316 masters out of receipts from their with steamboat companies and rail- offices, to be submitted to . . . 295, 296 roads .. 316 to countersign transfers by warrant to between the United States and for- meet money—orders ... 299 eign countries ... 316 copies of all contracts for carrying the may impose fines upon contractor. . . 316 mail to be delivered to, within sixty may allow mails of Canada, &c., to be days, &c. .. 315 transported over territory of the in cases of suits against postmasters, United States from, &c., if reciprocal contractors, &c., to forward to departprivilege is granted . 816, 817 ment of justice certified copies of all privilege may be annulled 317 papers relating thereto .. 324 may authorize consuls to pay foreign copies of certain returns and papers postage on letters for the United certified by, under seal, to be evi- State, detained in foreign ports . . . 817 dence .,.. 324 may regulate charges on foreign mail certain acts of, to be evidence of a dematter, by, &c. 317 mand upon a delinquent postmaster_ . 824 may empower special agents to search may remit certain fines and remove distbr mail matter unlawfully trans- abilities with the written consent of ported ... 322 the Postmaster·General . . . . . 325 may forbid the payment of postal money- accounts of postal service to be kept orders to persons, &c., engaged in gift so as to show amount of revenue from enterprises, &c . 322 certain ditlerent sources . 290 and return sums remitted, to re- of moneys received, &c., by postmasmitters .. 322 ters, &c. . 293, 294 may direct that registered letters ad- penalty for neglect to render within dressed to such persons be marked prescribed time .. 294 " fraudulent," and returned to sender, 823 of money-order business to be kept sepmay discharge from jail certain poor arately . . : . ._ .. 299 debtors in civil cases, &c. . . . S24, 325 may be required daily . 299 may remit fines and release disabilities p0StIllast|:rs divided into nve classes with, &.c. . . 325 according to amount of salary remay authorize persons to apply for war- ceived ... 294 rants of attachment against property appointment, &c., of those of the 4th of delinquent postmaster, &c 325 and 5th classes by the Postmasteraudit01" of t1‘0aSu\‘y for the Post- General .. _. 292 ollice Department to be appointed by of all other classes by the Presi- ‘ the President . 287 dent ... 292 powers and duties of . 287, 288 oath, &c., oi form, and before whom 7 may administer certain oaths, &e. . . 288 may be taken _ _. . . . 387 appeal from settlement by, to first comp- bond of, amount and conditions, 289, 98, 9 troller of treasury, whose decision of married woman appointed postshall he final . 288 _ master . . . t .. 293 clerks in omce to be appointed by the married woman appointed postmaster Secretary of the Treasury 288 to be liable for misconduct in odxce salaries of auditor and of clcrks, &c. . 288 as thouglrsole . . . _. . . . _. 293 to be notided of change of postmaster to reside within the delivery of their . in any office . 288 office 296