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(A.)-TABLE showing the origin and destination of Letters, Printed Papers, and closed Mails exchanged between the Post Office Agents on board

the French Mail Packets on the Indo-China Lines and the British Offices established in the Ports served by the said Packets.

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$1. MAILS FROM THE FRENCH AGENTS.

Correspondence from places in the Medi.

terranean and closed Mails from France

and Great Britain for Aden.

Correspondence from places in the Medi-
Point de Galle
terranean and closed Mails from France,

8 ...3
Great Britain, and Aden, for the Island

of Ceylon.
(From Suez to ]

Correspondence from places in the Medi-
Long Kong

terranean and from Pondicherry, and
closed Mails from France, Great Britain,
Aden, Point de Galle, Calcutta, and

Madras, for Singapore.
Post Office

Correspondence from places in the Midi Singapore ...
Agents on

terranean, Pondicherry, and Cochin
board the

China, and closed Mails from France,
Kong ...

Great Britain, aden, Point de Galle, Cal.
packets
proceed-

cutta, Madras, and Singapore for Hong

Kong.
ing

Correspondence from places in the Medi-
terranean, Shanghai, Cochin China, and

Pondicherry, closed Mails from France,
From Point de

Great Britain, Aden, Point de Galle,
Galle to Cal. Madras

Hong Kong, and Singapore, for the presi. Point de Galle
cutta

dency of Madras and Bombay, and closed
Mails from the French Offices or Agents
for the French establishments of Mahé,
Karikal, and Yanaou.

$ 2. MAILS FROM THE BRITISH OFFICES.

From Hong I Correspondence from
Kong

Hong Kong
to El

for
Post Office Shanghai Shanghai.
Agent on

Correspondence from Hong Kong for
board the

Cochin China, Pondicherry, and places in
From Hong
packet pro-

the Mediterranean, and closed Mails Kong to ceeding

from Hong Kong for Singapore, Point de Suez

Galle, Madras, Calcutta, Aden, France,

and Great Britain,
(From Snez Correspondence from Singapore for Cochin
Post Office i
to Hong 3

China and Shanghai, and closed Mails
Agent on Kong

from Singapore for Hong Kong.
1 board the

Correspondence from Singapore for Pondi-
packet pro- | From Hong cherry and places in the Mediterranean,
ceeding Kong to and closed Mails from Singapore for Point
l Suez

de Galle, Madras, Calcutta, Aden, France,

and Great Britain.

Correspondence from the Island of Ceylon
From Suez

for Cochin China and Shanghai, and
to Hong

closed Mails from Point de Galle for
Post Office

Singapore and Hong Kong.
Agent on From Point Correspondence from the Island of Ceylon
| board thede Galle to for Pondicherry, and closed Mails from
packet pro Calcutta

Point de Galle for Madras and Calcutta.
ceeding

Correspondence from the Island of Ceylon
From Hong

for places in the Mediterranean, and Kong to

closed Mails from Point de Galle for Suez

Aden, France, and Great Britain.

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1 1. MAILS FROM THE FRENCH AGENTS.

r Correspondence from places in the Medi

terranean, Shanghai, Cochin China, aud

Pondicherry, closed Mails from France.
From Point de

Great Britain, Aden, Point de Galle,
Galle to Cal. Calcutta

... ]

Hong Kong, Singapore, and Madras, for
cutta

the Presidency of Bengal, and closed
Mails from the French Offices or Agents
for the French establishment of Chan-

dernagor.

Correspondence from Shanghai from Hong
to Hong Kong!"

Kong.

Correspondence from Shanghai and Cochin
Singapore

China, and closed Mails from Hong Kong

for Singapore.
From Hong

Correspondence from Shanghai and Cochin
Kong to Suez | Point de Galle | China, and closed Mails from Hong Kong

and Singapore for the Island of Ceylon,
Correspondence from Shanghai, Cochin

China, aud Pondicherry, and closed Mails
Aden ...

1 from Hong Kong, Singapore, Point de

Galle, Calcutta and Madras for Aden.
From Calcutta Madras

Closed Mails from Calcutta for Madras.
to Point de

Correspondence from Pondicherry for the
Galle
Point de Galle 1 Island of Ceylon, and closed Mails from

Calcutta and Madras for Point de Galle.

Post Office
Agents on
board the
packets
proceed.
ing

12. MAILS FROM THE BRITISH OFFICES.

(Correspondence received at Calcutta for

Pondicherry, Cochin China, Shanghai, and

places in the Mediterranean, closed Mails
Post Office Agent on board

from Calcutta for Mudras, Point de Galle,
the packet proceeding from
Calcutta to Point de Galle

Singapore, Hong Kong, Aden, France,
and Great Britain, and closed Mails from
Chandernagor for the French Agents or

Offices.
(From Point

de Galle to Closed Mails from Madras for Calcutta.
Post Office Calcutta
Agent on

Correspondence received at Madras for
board the

Pondicherry, Cochin China, Shanghai,
packet pro- From Calcut and places in the Mediterranean, closed
ceeding ta to Point Mails from Madras for Point de Galle,
de Galle

Singapore, Hong Kong, Aden, France,
and Great Britain, and closed Mails from
Malié, Karikal, and Yanaou for the French

Agents or Offices.
Correspondence from Aden for Pondicherry,

Cochin China, and Shanghai, and closed
From Suez to
Post Office
e

Mails from Aden for Point de Galle.
Agent on
Hong Kong

Madras, Calcutta, Singapore, and Hong
board the

Kong.
packet pro- i From Hong Correspondence from Aden for places in the
ceeding Kong to Mediterranean, and closed Mails from

Aden for France and Great Britain,

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ADDITIONAL ARTICLES to the Postal Convention between

Great Britain and Hayti, of 9th September, 1858.*-Signed at Port-au-Prince, June 8, 1863.f

In pursuance of the power granted by Article VIII of the Convention of September 9, 1858, between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Hayti, to the two Post Offices, to modify from time to time, by mutual consent, the arrangements made in virtue of the suid Convention :

The Undersigned, Spenser St. John, Esquire, Her Britannic Majesty's Chargé d'Affaires to the Republic of Hayti, and Boyer Bazelais, Chef d'Escadron and Aide-de-camp of His Excellency the President of Hayti, duly authorized for that purpose, have agreed upon the following Articles :

ART. I. The postage to be collected in the United Kingdom upon every letter not exceeding half an ounce British in weight, posted in the United Kingdom and addressed to Hayti, or posted in Hayti and addressed to the United Kingdom, when conveyed by British Government vessels, or by vessels freighted or maintained by order of the British Government, shall be 18.

And the postage to be collected in Hayti upon such letters shall be 1 dollar (paper).

II. With respect to the charge upon letters above the weight of half an ounce British, the following scale of progression shall be applied in both countries, viz. :

For every letter above the weight of half an ounce aud not exceeding one ounce, two rates of postage.

For every letter above one ounce and not exceeding one ounce and a-half, three rates of postage.

For every letter above one ounce and a-half and not exceeding two ounces, four rates of postage.

And so on, one rate being added for every additional half an ounce or fraction of half an ounce.

III. The postage to be paid to the British Post Office for letters, newspapers, and book packets conveyed by a British mail packet from a port in Hayti to any port in New Granada, and further conveyed also by a British mail packet from a port in New Granada to any port on the western coast of South America, without passing through the United Kingdom, shall be as follows:

For every letter not exceeding half an ounce British in weight, 18. 4d. sterling, and for letters of greater weight an increased charge according to the scale laid down in Article II preceding.

For every newspaper, 4d. sterling per four ounces British, or fraction of four ounces British. * Vol. LII. Page 923.

Signed also in the French language.

For every book packet, the same amount of postage that is required by this Article to be paid upon letters.

The postage to be paid to the British Post Office for letters and book packets (including newspapers) conveyed by the British mail packets froni a port in Hayti to any port other than one of those in this Article above referred to, without passing through the United Kingdom, shall be as follows:

For every letter not exceeding half an ounce British in weight, *4d. sterling; and for letters of greater weight, an increased charge according to the scale laid down in Article II preceding. .

For every book packet not exceeding four ounces British in weight, ld. sterling; and for book packets of greater weight, an 'increased charge, according to the scale laid down in Article V of the Convention of September 9, 1858.

IV. The present Articles shall be considered as additional to the Convention which was signed at Port-au-Prince on the 9th September, 1858, between the Government of Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Government of Hayti, and shall have the same force, validity, and duration, as if they were inserted in that Convention; the sti. pulations of that Convention which are modified by these Articles remaining without effect.

They shall come into operation on the 1st of September, 1863.

In witness whereof the Undersigned have, in virtue of their aforesaid full powers, sigued the foregoing Additional Articles to the Convention of the 9th September, 1858, in duplicate, and affixed thereto their seals. Done at Port-au-Prince, this 8th day of June, 1863.

(L.S.) SPENSER ST. JOHN. (L.S.) BOYER BAZELAIS.

ADDITIONAL ARTICLES to the Postal Convention between

Great Britain and Sardinia, of 12th December, 1857. ADDITIONAL ARTICLES to those agreed upon between Great Britain

and Sardinia, on the 34th December, 1857,* for carrying into execution the Convention of the 12th December, 1857.+-Signed at London, November 30, 1863.

In pursuance of the power granted by Articles XXII and XXIII of the Convention of 12th December, 1857, between Great Britain and Sardinia, to the two Post Offices to settle the matters of detail which are to be arranged by mutual consent for ensuring the execution of the said Convention. • Vol. LII. Page 1165.

+ Vol. XLVII. Page 72. I Signed also in the French language.

Turin, December 4,

The Undersigned, duly authorized for that purpose by their respective Governments, have greed upon the following artdes:

Art. I. Subject to the following conditions, patterns of merchandize shall be forwarded from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and from the Island of Malta to Italy at such rates of postage as may be fixed from time to time by the British Post Office, and from Italy to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and to the Island of Malta, at such rates of postage as may be fixed from time to time by the Italian Post Office :

1. The patterns of merchandize must not be of intrinsic value. No article of a saleable nature or which has a mercantile value, either by reason of its quality or its quantity, and of which a use might be made otherwise than as a pattern, shall be sent at the rate applicable to patterns of merchandize.

2. The patterns of merchandize must not bear any other writing than the address of the person for whom they are intended, a manu. facturer's or trade mark, numbers, and prices.

3. The patterns of merchandize must be sent (as in the case of books) in covers opened at the ends so as to admit of easy examination. Samples, however, of seeds, drugs, and articles of a similar description which cannot be sent in open covers, shall be allowed to be enclosed in bags of linen, paper, or other material, tied at the neck with a string; but closed bags, although transparent, shall not be used for this purpose.

4. No article likely to injure the contents of the mail bags or the person of any officer of the Post Office shall be sent through the post as a pattern of merchandize.

II. The British Post Office shall pay to the French Post Office the transit rate which will be due to France for the conveyance over the French territory of patterns of merchandize sent in both directions between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Italy, and the Italian Post Office shall repay to the British Post Office the total amount of the travsit rate paid to France for the conveyance of the patterns of merchandize contained in all the mails forwarded from Italy to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

The British Post Office shall further pay to the French Post Office the sea rate due to France for the conveyance of patterns of merchandize sent in both directions by French mail packets between Malta and Italy.

III.. The Post Office of Italy shall pay to the British Post Office upon such of the patterns of merchandize, mentioned in Article I preceding, as shall originate in the Kingdom of Italy, the sum of 1 franc per kilogramme net weight.

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