570 , CONVENTION-NEW SOUTH WALES. JAN. 15, 1874. _ B¤s¤}l¤*i¤¤¤¤¤¤¤ Newspapers and all other kinds of printed matter and patterns and “°‘"P"‘P°"“·&°· samples ot merchandise, are to be subject to the laws and regulations of each country respectively in regard to their liability to be rated with letter-postage when containihg written matter, or for any other cause specified in said laws and regulations, as well as in regard to their liability to customs duty under the revenue laws. Anriorn 4. Transit for closed The United States office engages to grant the transit through the Uni- “'”·‘]“ €*`*“‘*°d· ted States, as well as the conveyance by United States mail packets, of the correspondence in closed mails which the New South Wales postoifice may desire to transmit via the United States to British Columbia, the British North American Provinces, the West Indies, Mexico, Central and South America, and at the following rates of United States transitpostage viz: Rm., for mm. For the United States territorial transit of closed mails from New toriai transit. South \Vales for Mexico, British Columbia, Canada, or other British North American Provinces when transmitted entirely by land routes six cents per ounce for letter mails and sixteen cents per pound for all kinds of printed matter. Bums for *·€”i· For the United States territorial and sea transit of closed mails from Qffm *“‘“‘*°““"*“‘ New South Wales for British Columbia or other British North Ameri- ' can Provinces, Mexico, Central and South America, or the West India Islands, when transmitted from the United States by sea, twenty-five cents per ounce for letter mails and twenty cents per pound for all kinds of printed m·1.tte1·. aooou ii t of The New Soutlf Wales post office shall render an account to the· Wm2M Oi Mfsfsi United States post office, upon letter-bills to accompany each mail, of &°··"° b°'°“d“°“· the w`eight of the letters, and also of the printed and other matter contained in such closed mails forwarded to the United States for transmission to either of the above-named countries and colonies; and the. accounts arising between the two offices on this class of correspondence shall be stated, adjusted, and settled quarterly, and the amounts of the United States transit charges found due on such closed mails shall be promptly paid over by the New South Wales post office to the United States post office, in such manner as the Postmaster-General of the United States shall prescribe. · Aatriomin 5. Propaiu foreign Prepaid letters from foreign countries received in and forwarded from letters. the United States to New South Wales, shall be delivered in said col; ` ony free of all charges whatsoever and letters received in New Sout Wales from the United States addressed to other colonies of Australia, will be forwarded to destination, subject to the same conditions as are appliczéble to correspondenceoriginating in New South Wales and addresse to those countries. _ ' Anriorm 6. Lmm, gw, to In the event of any of the Australian colonies not agreeing with New and from certain South Wales and New Zealand to contribute to- the maintenance of any Q°]°¤i<>¤ ¤°” *0 M line of mail packets plying between New South Wales and New Zealand t”w"”`d"d‘ and the United States of America, and subsidized by New South Wales and New Zealand the New South Wales post office may require the United States post office not to forward by such subsidized packets any mails, letters, newspapers, or other articles addressed to such colony, and the New South Wales post office may refuse to transmit to their destination all mails, letters, newspapers, or other printed matter addressed to such colony, and received in New South Wales from the
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