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- Adjit~int Nu. 36 Natcbfez
IP ^JATi Oi e Confederate
~44N AC to: til. an act to
p escribe, '4e r, yose e is the
oederiae8 ef Amese-ica, und
for other rpu rt
SaCF'Io, 1:.. CTe 0gress of the Con
4Zera ee >h esf'nservia do enact,
That from and afteruch period as the
f$ostmaster Gefieral may by precla
mation announce, there shall be charg
d the following rates of postage, to
ij-': For every single letter sealed
nd for every letter in manuscript or
paper of any kind upon which infor
ination shall be asked for, or commu
nicate in writing, or by marks or signs
conveyedin the mail for any distance
between places within the Confedrate
States of Ameirica, not exceeding 500
miles, 5 cents; and for nuy distance
exceeding 500 miles, double that rate;
and every letter or parcel not exeed
ing half an ounce in weight, shall be
deemed a single letter, and every ad
ditional weight of halfan ounce or ad
ditional weight less than half an ounce
shall be charged with an additional
single postage; and all packages con
taining other than printed or written
matter, and money packages in
cluded in this class, shall be rated by
weight as letters are rated, and shall
be charged double the rates of postage
on letters; and all drop letters or let
ters placed in any postoftlice nt for
transmission: but for delivery only,
shall be charged with postage at the
rate of two cents each; and in all the
foregoing cases the postage must be
prepaid by stamps; and all letters
which shall hereaftcr be advertised as
remaining over or uncalled for in any
postoffice shall be charged with two
cents each in addition to the regular
postage, both to be accounted for as
other postages of this Contederatipun.
" SEc. 2. And be it further enacted,
'!That all newspapers not exceeding
three ounces in weight, seut frml the
offite of publication to actual and bL
nafide subscribers, shall be charged
with postage as follows, to-wit: the
postage on the regular numbers of, a
newspaper published weekly within
the St.ate.where published, shall he6
".cts perquarter; anud papers publish
'-d semi-aweekly, double that rate;
and papers pul)lished thrice a week,
treble their rate ; and paopers publish.
e.d daily, six times that rate; and
the postage on all newspapers to ac
t nal subscribers without the Statet
wlhere pud,lishcd, shall be charge(
double the foregoing rates; ::ndt peri
odicals sent from the office ,t' publi.
cation to actual and bona fidesubscri
hers, shall be charged with postage a:
follows, to-wit; the postage on the
regular numbers of a periodical, nol
exceeding one and a half ounces it
weight, and published monthly, with.
in the State where published, shall in
3 cents per quarter; if publislher
semni-monthly, double that rate ; and
for every additional ounce or fraction
of an ounce, double the foregoimnm
rattes shall be charged; and periodi
calis published quarterly or bi-m,,nthly
shall be charged one cent an ounce:
mad the postate on all priodica:i
without tile State where pullishedl.
shall be dotble the aol,e specitieui
rates; and regular subscrilbers to
newspapers and periodicals h-mall i,
required to pay one quarter's p,.t:age
in advance. And there shall be charg.
ed upon cverty other newspaper amu
each circular not sealed, handbill, .n
grmaving, pamphlet, periodical -an(
magazine which shall be umlcollnectaee
with any manuscript or written matl
t" r, not exceeding three ounces ii
weight, 2 cents; and for each adhi
tionlal ounce or fraction of an ounce,
cents additional; and in all cases the
postage shall be prepaid by stamlps.
And books bound or. untbound, not
weighing over four pounds, shall b,
deeliled mailable matter, and.shall I,
'charged with postage, tor be prepaiul
by stamps, at 2 cents per ounce, thi
a ndistance. The publishers ofiewsv
oprs or periodicals -may send te
ac-ehl other, froii theii" respective offi
c,.s of't tblicatioh, free of,.postage
., ne copy f. ea' pllicatio .
i ntis tis, anat
t lI be o'f tipr
providedor, fj nislea under the pro
visions 'oft r Oay fotbher act,
wlhethler the arie impressed ok I
printed on ortae edto envelopes or
not, or any Maplatte or engaving .
therefor, or shlltfllake, or print,or
knowingly use or sell'or bave in pos
session, with intent to Us'6~Or- cl, any
such false, forged or- couiterfeited 1
dies, plate, engraving "or postage
stamp, or who shall make,,or print, or
authorize, or proeure to be' ande or
prilTted, any pastage staimpi .of the
kind provided and furnihlied by the I
Postmntitereneral as athresaid, with- I
out the especial authority and direc- t
tion of the iPostofficne Department, or 1
who, after such postage stamps have :
been printed, shall, with intent to de- I
fraudtlhe revenues of the -Postoffice
Department deliver any postage
stamps to any person or persons other
than such as shall be authorized to
receive the same by any instrument
of writ ing, duly executed under the
hand ef the Postmaster General and
tith seal of the Postoffice D)epartment
shall, on conviction thereof be deemed
guilty of felony., and be punished by
a line not exceeding $500, or by im
prisonment not exceeding five years,
or by both such fine and imprison
neient : and the expenses of procuring c
and providing all such postage stamps
and letter envolopes as are provided 1
for or authorized by this act, shall be
paid after being adjusted by the Au
ditor of the Postoflice Department on
the certificlte of the Postmaster Gen
ertl motit of any money in the Treasury
arising fromn the revenues of the Post
"Secc 4. And be it f'urtler enacted,
That it shall ibe the duty of every
Postmaster to cause to be defaced in
such manner as the I',stmaster Gen
eral shall direct, all postage stamps
of this Comifederacv to letters depos- c
ited in his office for delivery or to be
sent hv mail; and if any Postmaster
sending letters in the -mail with such
Ipostage stamps attached shalll omit
to dteface the same, it shall be the
duty of the Postmaster to' whose
otfice such letters shall be sent for
delivery, to, detaee the stmlps and re
port the delinquent l'ostniaster tothe
Postnwmster General. Ant' if any per
son shall use, or attemp* to use, in
pIrepaynmnt of postage, any postage
stamps which shall ha' e been before
used for like purposes,, such persons
shall he subject to a penalty of fifty
dollars tfir every such ofleinse, to be
recovered in the name of the Confed
~erate States of Amserica in any court
of competent jurisdiction.
"See ' . And be iti fi/trIher enarcted,
That friom and after the dlay when
this nct goes into etflet, the
flramikiug lprivilege shall be abolished;
p)roidcrld, that the Postmaster (Gener
al and his chief clerks, and the Audi
tor oft the 'lreasurv for the I'ostotlice
Departnmeint 'hall be and they .are
herehvby authorized to transmit
through the umails, free of postag.,
anly letters, packages, or other nmat
ter. relating ex:cl-si\vely to their otii
cial duties, or to the hiusiness of the
l'osttlice l)Departmntur: hut they
shall in every such case i:eldorse oll
the lack ,of the Itter or Iackages to
he -c~ut freet of po-tage over their own
sig.natures, the words, '(tfllcial busi
nImss.'ajd ibr aniy such endorseiment
ftahl.ly mtaudle. thu. person sio oflfeuding
shall fiuritit aidl pay taxes $.;00; and
/,roridd( fur/thIr, the several )Depuy
ot stlastelrs tlhr mughout the Cotnfder
ate Shlall shall be and hereby are au
thorizeiil to send through the mails
tree ,of p,.tai,. all letters and liack
aes which it may be their duty, or
tho lImav htave occasion to transmit
tm any mv rson or place, and which
shall rl'tute exclusively to the busi
1,,ss iftliir respective offices, or to
the businesl of the I'ostoffice Depart
mltellt; but in every such "case the
I).puty l'ostunnster sending any such
letiter or package shall endorse there
on, iovir his own signature, the words
'l',,stidice business,' and for any and
v.\-ry such endorsement, ~falsely
muade', thl person making the same
shall forfecit :und '~iy. $300.
Sec. i And be it;.further enacteld,
'lhant the third setiu of an act en
titled an act further; to amend 'an
act entitled an act ror lduce and mod
fyt.the ratets of postagein the Itjited
States, and tfr other pu'1pses;
ed March 3. 1~i1 . ppf1ied March
3, 1855, Th etter registra
tion sy - . as aestablished,he and is
hereb repealed from and after the
rwhen tlhis act goes into eflfect.
"Sec. 5 Be it fu.rther enacted, ete,
Tlihatno letters shallbe,earriedl by the
LTress or other chartred compaa
s, unless the same shall be prepd
by ;being eunclosed in -a stamped el
bvlop of this Confederacy; and any.
company 'violating thewovsaiop of
this act shall forfeit ,ind pay the sum
of $500 for each effense to be recov
ered by action of debt in any courtoef
thisiConfederacy having cognizance
thereof, in. the name and forl the use
of this Confederacy.
See. S Be it further enacted, That
the Postmaster General of the Con
federate States be and is hereby au
thorized to nmake all necessary ar
rangements fbr-the trausport~bti6n of
mails betweezithe territories of this
and other Governments, subject to
the approval of the President until
postal treaties can be effected."
'Passed Feb. 21, 1861."
BARGAINS FOR PRINTERS! !!
LirLow state of lied River no drrawlhack.
gg Puhl ishers.of Newspapers
in North Louisiana, and
Texas, who may wish to
dispose of their establishments in
whole or part, by sending ume partic
ulars, and locality, will find it to their
advantage to address me as below.
Persons desirous of establishing
Newspaper er ,Tob Establishments in
the interior, will be furnished with
Estimates free of eharge, by address
ing ie. And if they order Printing
Material or paper, cards and card
boards, through me, will be furnished
-for cash only or its equivalent
the best bargains, at Foundry prices.
I offer the following cstaclislhments
for cash, or good negroes with unen
An old established Book and Job
P'rintig Otfe, in a large city. hPrice
The material of a Job office, in a
city. Price $5000.
Printing Materials and
PRINTIN G OFFICES
A Newspaper establishmlnent and
Job Office connected. 'rice 2::00o.
A Newspaper estalislinen.t and
good Job Office connected. P'rice
A newspaper and Job Priniting es
tablishment. Price 84000.
An Adam's Book P'ower Plress,
second hand, in good order, medliumi
size. Price $1000.
A Ruggles Card and Bill Head
pr'ss, will print any ordinary size job
at the rate of 1.500 to 2001) inipres
sions per hour. (New.) l'rice ~-'225.
A Ruggles Card uIl Bill lHead
press, old size, second hand. Price
lFino Printers' blank crrdels. ('hina,
Satin Eunamelled. and India. trom 51
to 3 pe'r thousaid. Flunecral, Note.
and other palper.
F- None but cash orders will re
ceive any attentiop. I'aper 2.1x:30
I have also for sale,, tbe following
second hand nmateriuls :
A font of 500 lhs. Blr-vier,
"."" 260 "
" ', "c 150 " "
. .. . 510 " lo,,,,z Prim .er,
G fonts 2 line BIrevie r.
4 " Long lril,.r 4',mihlous, d.
'I'ogether with thei ',l m,,1. hlaem, :il
vertising and dashl ru:les, le:dls. &c.
Also-A Medium l'riniting i'r.-s,
Roller Mould, &cc., all complete, sand
the following niaterials used tr a
short time iin the puIili:ition of a
weekly paper: About 0.o lb( s ,.. tf
Bourgeois aid Miniiion, ith t~w, linii
letter; column, head, advrtisi,.r a"la,
dash rules, cases, chascs, et c.
''These materials will ,e sold low
All the requisite uoI,:erials tfr a
paper 21x28, will h, hurniushid for
5750, decidedly celiap.
An entire outfit fr a laper 2;x.40,
I have the disposal of: fir the exceeld
ingly ew price of '.1(L00.
'ihe Job, Tyl'le ,t a well uss,'rttnd
Job Oi$ce, togethetr ' ith the cabine,
and .Job Press, Lend and l(rns- x dule
Futtesetc. P'ricv: 8.150.
s2?tf --',$li.v.eport, .La.
Vickwbur W alig.
l'Published in VicksburgrAiss. by
M. Sha'on. 'l.'ermns, in advnnce,
Daily pe annumi, $S; Weekly, 83.
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