Ten Years Among the Mail Bags: Or, Notes from the Diary of a Special Agent of the Post-office Department

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H. Cowperthwait & Company, 1855 - 432 pagina's
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Pagina 293 - I'll read, his for his love." XXXIII. Full many a glorious morning have I seen Flatter the mountain tops with sovereign eye, Kissing with golden face the meadows green, Gilding pale streams with heavenly alchemy; Anon permit the basest clouds to ride With ugly rack on his celestial face, And from the forlorn world his visage hide, Stealing unseen to west with this disgrace : Even so my sun one early morn did shine With...
Pagina 429 - ... shall have in his possession any such mail lock or key with the intent unlawfully or improperly to use, sell, or otherwise dispose of the same, or to cause the same to be unlawfully or improperly used, sold, or otherwise disposed of; or...
Pagina 351 - The defendant requested the Court to charge the jury as follows :— 1. That the...
Pagina 423 - ... of not less than one hundred dollars, nor exceeding five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment for not exceeding three months, or by both fine and imprisonment, at the discretion of the court.
Pagina 420 - If any person shall, knowingly and wilfully, obstruct or retard the passage of the mail, or of any driver or carrier, or of any horse or carriage carrying the same, he shall, upon conviction, for every such offence, pay a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars...
Pagina 428 - ... be for the use of the informer, and the other half for the use of the State Board of Health.
Pagina 430 - Department; and any person who shall violate this provision shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be fined in any sum not less than ten nor more than five hundred dollars.
Pagina 425 - And if any other person shall open any mail or packet of newspapers, or shall embezzle or destroy the same, not being directed to such person, or not being authorized to receive or open the same, such offender shall, on the conviction thereof, pay a sum not exceeding twenty dollars for every such offence.
Pagina 429 - ... shall be deemed guilty of felony, and on conviction thereof shall be confined in the State penitentiary for...
Pagina 423 - General, or any person in whom his powers are vested, in a conveyance of any mail, letter, packet, or newspaper, or pamphlet, or shall draw or break any staple, or loosen any part of any lock, chain, or strap, attached to, or belonging to any such valise, portmanteau or bag, with an intent...

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