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CONVENTION-JAMAICA. Ocromau 11. 20, 1881. 863 Anrrcma 13. Until the two Postal Administrations shall consent to an alteration it E q u ive 1 e u t is agreed that in all matters of account, relative to money-orders, which 'UL}: °f P°“¤d shall result from the execution of this convention, the pound sterling of ““' g' Great Britain shall be considered as equivalent to four dollars,_eighty- seven cents of the money of the United States. A.ur1c1.n 14. The Postal Administration in eachCountry shall be authorized to adopt Addi*i°¤¤l £¤1°¤• any additional rules (if not repugnant to the forgoing) for greater security against fraud, or for the better working of the system generally. All such additional rules, however, must be promptly communicated to the Post Office Department of the other Country. ARTIOIAE 15. ' This present convention shall take effect on the ilrst day of January 0¢¤¤¤¤¤ ···· one thousand eight hundred and eighty-two, and shall continue in force until twelve months after either of the contracting parties shall have _ _ notified to the other its intention to terminate it. T°"'““°**°"· Done in duplicate and signed in Washington on the twenty-sixth day Dates. of Octoberin the year of our Lord 1881, and in Kingston on the eleventh day of October in the year of our Lord 1881. _ Si8¤¤*'u'°•· (Sig.) THOMAS L. JAMES, t,,..,,,,,,,..,,..,,,,,.,,. - Postmaster General of the United Staten. '“"°‘“' "'"‘°‘* ’“"‘* (Sig.) A. MUSGBAVE Governor hf Jamaica. I"" °""'°°`] I hereby approve the foregoing Convention and in testimony thereof I have caused the seal of the United States to be hereto allixed. ,,§_€,·;'_,·;‘,_*{·,•_, (Sig.) CHESTER A. ARTHUR. By the President: G B (Sig.) nms . umu, ‘ Secretary of State. Ocronmz 27th, 1881. 41-1-4 com