This section is from the book "Bepler's Handy Manual of Knowledge And Useful Infomation", by David Bepler. Also available from Amazon: Bepler's Handy Manual of Knowledge and Useful Information.
COUNTRIES AND PLACES.
Letters notexceeding 1/2 oz.
Australia via England...........................
Australia, except New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and Tasmania, via San Francisco.....
Canada and British N. A. provinces, except
New found land
each oz. 2 cts.
ec. 2 oz. 1 ct.
Cape Good Hope and Colony
China via England
New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Tas-mania and New Zealand via San Francisco....
Canada. - Same as in United States.
Bahamas, Barbadoes, Honduras (British), Jamaica, U. S of Colombia, Hawaii Islands. Leeward Islands, Salvador and Mexico. - Merchandise may be sent by parcel post, 12 cents a pound, or fraction thereof. Limit of weight, 11 pounds.
Letters, postal cards, printed matter of all kinds, commercial documents and samples of merchandise are transmissible in Postal Union mails. The following are considered as printed matter, viz.: Newspapers and periodical works, books stitched or bound, pamphlets, sheets of music, visiting cards, address cards, proofs of printing with or without the manuscript relating thereto, engravings, photographs, drawings, plans, geographical maps,catalogues, prospectuses, announcements and notices of various kinds, whether printed, engraved, lithographed or autographed.
Address cards and all printed matter presenting the form and consistency of an unfolded card may be forwarded without band, envelope, fastening or fold. The maximum weight of printed matter is fixed at 2 kilograms (4 lbs. 6 oz.). Postage on printed matter, one cent for each 2 oz.