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Newspaper and Pamphlet Postage.
On each newspaper sent between Great Britain and the United States, except by the Bremen line, (see p. 155,) the postage is 4 cents, -2 cents to be paid in each country. On each newspaper sent to or from a foreign country, through Great Britain, the postage is 4 cents, - to be paid by the party sending or receiving it. There must be prepaid on each newspaper to Cuba by the Charleston and New York steam-packets, 4 cents; to Chagres, Panama, any South American port on the Pacific, or to the Sandwich Islands, by steamer from Charleston, 4 cents; and to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Upper or Lower Canada, 1 cents. On each periodical and pamphlet between Great Britain and the United States, the United States postage is 2 cents, if not over 2 ounces in weight, and 1 cent. per ounce or fraction of an ounce over 2 ounces, always to be prepaid. An additional British postage of the same rate, when not exceeding 2 ounces, must be paid in England; but the third ounce raises the British charge to 6 pence, with 2 pence additional for each additional ounce.
7. Table of Mail Service for the Year ending June 30, 1849.**
*The entire service and pay of the route are set down to the State under which it is numbered, though extending into other States, instead of being divided among the States in which each portion of it lies.
†This is for express service; the regular steamboat service on Lake Champlain being performed by a New York route.
The Baltimore, Wilmington, and Philadelphia Railroad is under a Maryland number.
§ This embraces the steamboat service from St. Louis to New Orleans.
This embraces the steamboat service from Louisville to Cincinnati, and from Louisville to New Orleans.
T This includes the route from Mobile to New Orleans.
8. Number of Post-Offices, Extent of Post-Routes, and Revenue and Ex-. penditures of the Post-Office Department; with the Amount paid to Postmasters and for Transportation of the Mail, since 1790.
*The returns for 1846, 1847, 1848, and 1849 are for the first four years under the new law, passed March 3, 1845.
X. REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE.
[From a Report of the Secretary of the Treasury, December 24, 1849.]
1. Statement of Duties, Revenues, and Public Expenditures during the Fiscal Years ending June 30, 1848, and June 30, 1849.
The receipts into the Treasury were as fol
Year ending June 30, 1849.
92,828.00 19,650.00 21,256,700.00 28,588,750.00 58,394,701.84 59,816,632.10
The expenditures, exclusive of trust funds,
were as follows: