This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ... steamers, as well as which are of United States and which of foreign register; and statement (B) shows the weights of foreign closed mails ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ... steamers, as well as which are of United States and which of foreign register; and statement (B) shows the weights of foreign closed mails forwarded from the United States by the different lines of steamers and the compensation paid to each line for their conveyance. A.--Statement showing the net weights of the United States mails conveyed by the steamers appointed to transport the mails to foreign countries, and the rate and amount of compensation paid therefor. (1) Steamers of United States register not under contract receive $1.60 per pound for letters and post cards and 8 cents per pound for other articles. (2) Steamers of foreign register and ail sailing vessels receive 5 francs per kilogram (about 44 cents per pound) (2.205 pounds--1 kilogram) for letters and post cards and 50 centimes per kilogram (about 4$ cents per pound) for other articles. TRANSATLANTIC SERVICE. (The sailings are from New York except when otherwise stated.l Name of line. International Menantile Marine Co., contract service a International Mercantile MarineCo.. Red Star" International Mercantile Marine Co., Red Star ft International Mercantile Marine Co.. American, from Philadelphia f t White Star ft White Star, from Boston ft White Starft Canard; Cunard. from Boston ft Cunard ft North C.erman Lloyd ft Hamburg-American ft Hamburg-American, from Porto Rico ft General Trans-Atlantic to France direct ft f Compagnie Generate Transatlantique, Porto Rico to France direct ft - Holland-American f t Scandinavian-American ft Campania Trans-Atlantica Espanola. Porto Rico to Spain direct ft Insular Nsvigation Co. ft Holland-American fte Frank Zotti ft Pinillos Ezqnerdo & Co., Porto Rico to Spain direct ft 125,932. 31 144. 83 0.207.99 094.51.110.74 244.75 163,90 126, M 4.77 Tota...Read Less
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