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1878 Mommr-oannn coNvENT1oN-GANADA. Sec. 2. After the expiration of that period the Advices of unpaid Orders shall be returned to the Administration of the country of origin accompanied by a detailed statement. nupinmes. ARTICLE XII.—DupZicates. Orders lost or destroyed will be replaced by duplicates to be issued by the Administration of the country of origin on the receipt of a request therefor made by the Administration of the country of payment. Repaymenu. Anrmnn XIII.——Re_payments. ` A Money Order, or a duplicate thereof, may be repaid to the remitter u n presentation at the issuing office, but only in case the corres ncliiig Advice is in the possession of the issuing Postmaster. For th; urpose, in case the A vice has gone forward, it shall be returned by tlie paying to the issuing Administration upon the request of the latter. In case of loss of the original Advice a certificate to that effect shall answer the purpose. Accounvsbmuees. _ Airncnn XIV.--—Acc0unts, balances. . Sec. 1. Within six weeks after the close of each nscal quarter, two copies of an account shall be upre red, similar to model "F" hereto annexed, and transmitted to e Aliiditor for the Post Office Department of the United States by the Post Office Department of Canada, exhibiting the balance found due on the exchange of Money Orders during the quarter, one copy of which, after pro r verification and ` acknowledgment, shall be returned to the Post O&€ce Department of the Dominion of Canada. The latter will then send an acknowledgment of receipt to the Post Office Department of the United States. (a) If this verified account shows a balance in favor of the Post Oiiice Department of Canada, that of the United States will transmit with the verined copy of the quarterly account a bill of exchange or certificate of de sit, pa able at Ottawa, Canada, for the amount of said balance to tli)e)Post (ghice Department of the Dominion of Canada. The latter will then send an acknowledgment of receipt to the Post Oflice Department of the United States. (6) If, on the other hand, said account, after verification and acknowl- ’ edgment as aforesaid, shows a balance in favor of the Post Office Department of the United States, then the Post Oihce Department of the Dominion of Canada will, upon the receipt of the certified copy of the same, transmit to that of the United States a bill of exchange, for the amount thereof, on New York. The United States Post Office Department will then send in return an acknowledgment of receipt. Sec. 2. If, pending the settlement of an account, one of the two Postal Administrations shall ascertain that it owes the other a balance exceeding ten thousand dollars, the indebted Administration shall promptly remit the approximate amount of such balance to the credit' of the other. Sec. 3. The expense attendin the remittance of bills of exchange shall invariably be borne by theTost Office Department by which pay- ment is to be made. Sec. 4. Payments may also be made in money, or b drafts or bills of exchange on other points than Ottawa and New Ylbrk, by mutual agreement between the two Departments. Use of vouchers Anrrcnn XV.-— Use of vouchers. Each Administration agrees to place, temporarily, at the disposal of the other any paid Order, the return of which shall have been requested.