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72 Record—Post-Office Of St. Pouis.
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Receiving Stations.

The Post Master General has authorized Boxes
to be put up at the places named below, for the
reception of Letters and Circulars.

All Letters and Circulars deposited in these
Boxes will be carried to the Office Free.

Thes Boxes will be visited daily (excent Sun-
days) by Collectors, at 2 and 6 P. M. On Sun-
days and holidays at 6 P. M.

In the central portion of the city collections
will be made more frequently.

A limited supply of Stamps may be obtained at
any of these stations.

Letters containing valuable inclosures should be
taken to the Post Office and Registered.

The Boxes are located as follows:

District No. 1.
1. Drug Store , southeast corner of Marion and
Carondelet avenues.
2. Grocery , southwest corner of Main and
3. Drug Store , southeast corner Seventh and
4. Grocery , 427 Carondelet av.avenue , e.east S., between
Barton and Victor.
5. Bakery , northeast corner Convent and
6. Drug Store , southwest corner Seventh and
Chouteau av.avenue
7. Grocery , southeast corner Eleventh and
8. Tin Store , northeast corner Twelfth and
9. Grocery , northeast corner Fourteenth and
Chouteau av.avenue
10. Drug Store , No. 7 Carondelet av.avenue
11. Drug Store , No. 291 Carondelet av.avenue
District No. 2.
1. Drug Store , southeast corner Fourteenth
and Spruce.
2. Bakery , northeast corner Seventh and Mar-
3. Drug Store , Fourth and Market.
4. Drug Store , Seventh, between Myrtle and
Spruce, opposite Pacific Railroad Depot.
5. Drug Store , northeast corner Fourth and
6. Drug Store , southeast corner Second and
District No. 3.
1. Grocery , southwest corner Sixteenth and
2. Hotel , Wedge House.
3. Drug Store , southeast corner Seventh and
4. Drug Store , northwest corner Fifteenth and
5. Bakery , 47 North Twelfth street, between
Olive and Pine.
District No. 4.
1. Drug Store , southwest corner Third and
2. Drug Store , southwest corner Broadway
and Wash.
District No. 5.
1. Grocery , northeast corner Seventh and
2. Drug Store , 205 Franklin av.avenue
3. Drug Store , northeast corner Seventeenth
Franklin av.avenue
4. Drug Store , northwest corner Twenty-Sec-
ond and Franklin av.avenue
5. Grocery , southeast corner Twenty-first and
6. Drug Store , northeast corner Seventh and
Franklin av.avenue
7. Drug Store , northeast corner Eighth and
Washington av.avenue
8. Grocery , northeast corner Fifteenth and
District No. 6.
1. Drug Store , southeast corner Seventeenth
and Biddle.
2. Drug Store , southeast corner Sixteenth and
3. Grocery , northwest corner Sixtenth and
Cass av.avenue
4. Drug Store , northwest corner Tenth and
Cass av.avenue
5. Lumber Yard , southwest corner Levee and
6. Drug Store , southwest corner Fifth and
7. Drug Store , northeast corner Main and
8. Hotel , corner Main and O’Fallon.
9. Drug Store , southeast corner Thirteenth
and Biddle, opposite Biddle Market.
District No. 7.
1. Drug Store , southwest corner Broadway and
2. Drug Store , northeast corner Broadway and
North Market.
3. Drug Store , northwest corner Broadway and
4. Drug Store , northeast corner Fourteenth
and North Market.
5. Drug Store , northwest corner Ninth and
6. Grocery , northeast corner Broadway and
Rates Of Postage.

The postage on letters, to be forwarded in the
mails to any part of the United States, is three cents per half ounce, pre-paid by stamps.

The postage on letters dropped in this Office
for delivery in the City, is two cents per half
ounce, pre-paid by stamps.

Transient newspapers, pamphlets, proof sheets,
book manuscripts, samples, sample cards, photo-
graph cards, cards, maps, blanks, blank paper,
engravings, envelopes, seeds, roots, scions, and
printed matter, (except circulars and books,) will
be rated at two cents for every four ounces, or
fraction thereof, prepaid by stamps.

Double the above rates will be charged for

Unsealed circulars, not exceeding three in num-
ber, shall pass at the single rate of two cents, and
in that proportion for a greater number, adding
one rate for three circulars, or less number there-
of, directed to one address.

Canada and the British Provinces, ten cents per
half ounce. New Founcland, ten cents per half
ounce, must be pre-paid by stamps.

Letters to any executive department, except of-
ficial communications, written and franked by an
officer responsible thereto, must be pre-paid.

The “United States Mail.” a monthly paper
published in New York, by J. Holbrook, Esq., con-
tains correct tables of postages to foreign coun-
tries, arrivals and departures of foreign mails and
the official decisions and other important matters
relating to the Post Office Department.