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A

Accepting employer's responsibility

Certificate of mailing 314.22

Forwarding ship passenger and crew mail 763.42

Insured mail 324.12

Recorded delivery 364.22

Registered mail 334.13

Return receipt 344.12

Accountable mail 324.11

Address corrections

Undeliverable mail, endorsements DMM 507

Addressee

Aerogrammes 251.2

Format 122

Illegible address DMM 507

Insufficient address 431; DMM 507

Addressing 122

Advance payment required 783

Aerogrammes 251.2

Definition 251.21

International mail categories 140

Postage 251.22

Preparation requirements 254

Size limits 253.2

Weight limits 253.1

Aerosol containers DMM 601

Agriculture inspection stations and offices 723

Airmail 141.5

Aerogrammes (see Aerogrammes)

Availability 141.5

Customs examination, priority treatment 711.23

Description 141.5

IPA (see International Priority Air Mail)

Marking 141.5

Postage rates ICL

Printed matter 141.5

Stamps 152.2

Animals 139.1

Quarantine inspection 720

Availability

Airmail 141.5

Certificate of mailing 312

Global Priority Mail 231.1

IBRS 373.2

Insurance 322

International reply coupons 372.2

IPA 292.212

ISAL 293.31

Money orders, international postal 371.2

Registered mail 332

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B

Backstamping mail 764.3

Biological substances 135.1

Blind persons, mail for (see Matter for the blind)

Books and sheet music

Description 295.1

Postage rates ICL

Bulk mailings (see also Publishers' periodicals)

Labeling requirements 294.42

M-bags 260

Requirements 294.42

Sacking requirements 294.42

Sortation 294.41

Business reply mail 132.2

International (see International Business Reply Service)

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C

Canada

Aerogrammes 251.22

Eggs, mailing 139.32

Forwarding periodicals publications from 764.121

Inquiries 920

Labeling mail bound for 292.455

Money orders 371.52

Publishers' periodicals 294.25

Periodicals publications, forwarding 764.121

Shortpaid postage 423.21; 732

Cards 142

Catalogs

Marking 261.21

Postage rates ICL

Weight limits ICL

Categories, International Mail 140

Aerogrammes 141.5

Airmail 141.5

Economy Mail 141.6

Global Express Mail 141.3

Letters and letter packages 141.5

Matter for the blind 270

Parcels 141.5; 141.6

Postcards 250

Certificate of mailing 310

Availability 312

Bulk mailings 313.2

Description 311

Dried whole eggs Exhibit 553.121

Fees 313

Forms 314.1

Processing requests 314

Claims

Indemnity (see Indemnity claims/payments)

Initiation 924

Commodities and technical data 530

Complaints (see Inquiries)

Compressed gases 136

Consular and commercial invoices 570

Copyright violations DMM 608

Corrosive materials 136

Customer complaints (see Inquiries)

Customer identification number

ISAL 293.943

U.S. Customs Information 710

Addressee 713.222; 713.23

Airmail, priority treatment of 711.23

Assessment of duty in foreign countries 713.45

Audio-visual equipment 713.44

Collection of fees 712.12

Customs clearance and delivery fee 712

Customs examination of mail 711

Customs shipments in bad order 711.512

Delivery of dutiable articles 711; 713

Detached customs mail entry 713.54

Detection and dispatch of dutiable mail 713.1

Directory of offices 711.62

Dutiable articles 711; 713

Duty, payment of 713.4

Failure to receive customs treatment 711.6

Fees for deliveries 712

Forms (see Customs forms)

Forwarding 713.3; 764.24

Marking 711.52

Notification of delivery 713.212

Offices 711.62

Payment of duty 713.4

Prohibited articles 711.2

Recording requirements 713.46

Refund of duty 713.6

Registered mail 711.3

Repacking after customs examination 711.51

Reporting requirements 713.46

Return of items 713.43

Samples for advisory information 711.4

Sealed mail, examination of 711.3

U.S. customs offices, directory of 711.62

Uncollected items 713.5

Customs forms 123

Audio-visual equipment, return of 713.44

Dutiable mail 713.32

Detached declaration forms 435

Global Priority Mail 233.2

IPA 123.62

Letters and letter packaging Exhibit 123.61

M-bags Exhibit 123.61

Parcel post Exhibit 123.61

Reporting of uncollected items 713.52

Returned items to the U.S. 713.43

Customs treatment

Clearances 712

Delivery fees 712

Dutiable merchandise 231.2

Foreign customs information 131.34

Forms (see Customs forms)

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D

Damage to mail (see Indemnity claims/payments)

Dangerous goods 135; 136

Dead mail (see also Undeliverable mail) 770

Delivery service

Banks, parcels addressed through 743

Domestic origin 762

Dutiable mail 713.2

Foreign dispatch notes 744

Foreign origin 764

Forwarding (see Forwarding mail)

Insured parcels 751.2

Parcels addressed through banks or other organizations 743

Recorded 755

Registered mail 752

Restricted delivery 754

Ship mail 763

Delivery to addressee only (see Restricted delivery)

Direct sacks of printed matter to one addressee (see M-bags)

Directory service 765; DMM 507

Dispatch notes, foreign 744

Dispatch of mail

Registered mail 441

Drawback arrangements 580

Dutiable merchandise (see Customs)

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E

Education purposes

Books (see Books and sheet music)

Classroom publications 294.22

Eggs

Certificate of mailing 553.12; Exhibit 553.121; 553.2

Charges 552

Dried, export regulations for 550

Marking 553.11

Packing/packaging 139.32

Endorsing mail (see Marking)

Envelopes

Borders 142.6

Colors 142.1

Quality 142.2

Shape 142.3

Size 142.4

Specifications 142

Window envelopes 142.5

Explosive material 136

Export regulations

Certificate of mailing dried whole eggs 553.12

Commodities and technical data 530

Consular and commercial invoices 570

Drawback arrangement 580

Eggs, dried whole 550

General export licenses 532

Global Express Mail 141.3

Individual licenses 541.1

Licenses 531; 541

Munitions 540

Permits for tobacco seeds and tobacco plants 560

Shipper's export declaration 520

Technical data 530; 540

Tobacco seeds and tobacco plants 560

Validated export licenses 533

Express Mail International Service (see Global Express Mail)

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F

Fatty substances 131.52

Federal government (see Official mail)

Fees, special services ICL

Fictitious matter, name or address 132.1; DMM 601

Firearms 138

Firm mailing books for accountable mail 324.11

Flammable materials 136

Food 139.4

Foreign dispatch notes 744

Foreign Exchange Office List Exhibit 292.452

Foreign mail (see also Official correspondence)

Advance payment 783

IBRS 373.7

Postage payment 781

Reply cards (see Business reply mail)

Residency 782.1

Foreign reply-paid cards (see Business reply mail)

Forms

Commercial forms 523

Customs (see Customs forms)

Foreign inquiries 928.2

Postage refunds 942.3

Shipper's export declaration 521.1

Forwarding mail 760

Backstamping 764.3

Customs entry forms 764.24

Directory service 765

Domestic-origin mail 762

Dutiable mail 713.3

Foreign mail 761.1

Foreign-origin mail 764

Insured mail, international 751

International insured mail 751

Parcels 764.13

Registered mail 752

Ship passenger and crew mail 763.4

Fragile articles 131.52

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G

Gases, compressed 136

General export licenses 532

GTDR 532.14

GUS 532.15

Marking 532.41

Processing 532.42

Purpose 532.11

Restricted destinations 532.2

Shipper's export declaration 532.3

General information 110

Global Express Guaranteed 210

Global Express Mail 220

Claims 924.2

Customs forms 224.3

Description 221

Indemnity claims 221.3; 931.21; 935

Inquiries 922.2

Insurance 221.3

Loss of mail 922.2

Payments 935; 942

Postage 222; ICL

Preparation requirements 224

Refunds 942

Return receipt 221.4

Shortpaid mail 423.23

Size limits 223

Weight and size limits 223

Global Priority Mail 230

Gold, mailing 134.1

Graphic matter 132

Guns 138

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H

Honeybees, mailing 139.1

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I

IBRS (see International Business Reply Service)

Immoral or obscene articles 132.1

Improperly addressed mail 133

Improperly prepared mail 430

Inbound mail

Domestic origin 762

Foreign origin 764

Forwarding (see Forwarding mail)

Insured parcels 751

Items mailed abroad by or on behalf of senders in the U.S. 780

Paquebot 763

Registered mail 752

Restricted delivery 754

Return receipt 753

Undeliverable mail 770

Indemnity claims/payments 930

Exceptions to payments 932

Filing claims 924

Global Express Mail 221.3; 931.21; 935

Inquiry 325

Insured parcel post 933

International claims 920; 931.2; 935

Parcel post 933

Payments, exceptions to 932

Registered mail 335; 934

Index of Countries and Localities After World Map Index

Individual Country Listings (ICL) After Countries and Localities Index

Individual export licenses 540

Exemptions 541.2

Government shipments 541.22

Marking 542.1

Processing 542.2

Inquiries 920

Charges 927

Damaged mail 928.21

Delay 928.23; 928.241

Foreign mail 928.2

Global Express Mail 922.2

Insured parcels 922.1; 928.2

Nondelivery for 928.11

Processing 928

Global Express Mail 922.2; 924.2

Insured and ordinary parcels 924.1

Registered mail 924.2

Registered mail 922.21

Return receipt 928.12

Rifled parcels 928.13

Telegraphic inquiries 927.2

Wrapper found without contents 928.14

Insufficient address 431; DMM 507

Insured mail 320

Availability 322; 751; ICL

Claims 924.1

Description 321

Fees 323; ICL

Global Express Mail 221.3

Inbound mail, inquiries 928.21

Indemnity claims and payments 923; 925; 930

Inquiries of customers

Inbound mail 928.21

Outbound mail 928.21

Limits of insurance 323.2; ICL

Mailing receipts 324.1

Marking 324.2

Outbound mail 928.21

Parcels 751; 933

Processing requests 324

Return receipts 340

Value 323

International Business Reply Service (IBRS) 373

Availability 373.2

Description 373.1

Distribution 373.1

Fees 373.4

Foreign service 373.7

Format requirements Exhibit 373.6, 373.7

IBRS distributors 373.3

Size and weight requirements 373.5

International claims and inquiries 920

International customized mail 297

International mail

Aerogrammes 251.2

Air service 141.5

Cards 251.1

Categories 140

Definition 141

Envelopes 142

Global Express Mail 220

Indemnity claims 930

Parcel post 141.5; 141.6

Postcards 251.1

Reply cards 132.2

Size limits 234; 243; 253.2

International postal money orders (see Money orders, international postal)

International Priority Airmail Service (IPA) 292

International reply coupons 372

Availability 372.2

Description 372.1

Marking 372.4

Processing requests 372.4

Rate of exchange 372.3

Selling price 372.3

International Surface Air Lift (ISAL) Service 293; Exhibit 293.71

IPA (see International Priority Airmail Service)

Irregular mail 740

ISAL (see International Surface Air Lift (ISAL) Service)

Items mailed aboard ships (Paquebot) 763

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J

Japan

Money orders 371.53

Jewelry, mailing 134.1

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K

Knives 138; DMM 601

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L

Labeling

M-bags 264.2

Letter-post 240

Letters and letter packages 241.1

Customs forms 244.5

Definition 241.1

Description 241.1

Dutiable merchandise 244.5

Forms 244.5

Global Priority Mail 230

Marking 244.2

Packaging 244.4

Postage rates 242; ICL

Preparation requirements 244

Sealing 244.3

Size limits 243.2

Weight limits 243.1

Liquids 131.52

Alcoholic 137

Combustible 136

Live organisms (see Animals)

Losses of mail (see Indemnity claims/payments)

Lottery matter DMM 601

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M

M-bags 260

Description 261.1

ISAL 262.1; 293.2

Marking 264.1

Payment methods 262.2

Postage rates ICL

Preparation for mailing 264

Size limits 263.2

Weight limits 263.1

Magnetized materials 136

Mail preparation (see Preparation requirements)

Mailability 130

Animals 139.1

Biological substances 135.3; 139

Dangerous goods 135; 136

Improperly addressed mail 133

International 131.2

Limits 131.1; 131.2

Mailer responsibility 131.4

Perishable matter 139

Plants 139.2

Preparation requirements 131.5

Printed matter 132

Radioactive materials 135.6

Restricted articles 131.32

Return of mail 131.33

Seizure of mail 131.33

Special requirements 131.52; 135.3

Valuables 134

Written matter 132

Mailer responsibility

International mail 112

Mailability 131.4

Mailing receipts (see Insured mail) (see Registered mail service) (see Certificate of mailing)

Marking

Airmail 141.5

Animals 722.12

Biological substances 135.4

Customs declaration 324.2

Dried whole eggs 551; 553.12

Individual licenses 542.1

Insured mail 324.2

IPA 292.42

Irregular mail 742.1

ISAL 293.92

Letter and letter packages 244.2

Licenses 532.41; 542.1

M-bags 264.1

Magnetic tapes 521.2

Matter for the blind 274.2

Parcel post 284.2

Plants 722.12

Postcards 254.2

Quarantine 722.12

Recorded delivery 364.2

Registered mail 334.2

Restricted delivery 354.1

Return receipt 344.2

Returned mail 771.3

Tobacco seeds and tobacco plants 563.1

Undeliverable mail 772.1; DMM 507

Matches 136

Matter for the blind 270

Description 271

Marking 274.2

Packaging 274.4

Postage rates 272; ICL

Preparation requirements 274

Sealing 274.3

Size limits 273.2

Weight limit 273.1

Meter stamps 152.2

Money, mailing 134.1

Money orders, international postal 371

Authorization form 371.41

Availability 371.2

Canadian 371.52

Description 371.1

Fees 371.3; ICL

Form, authorization 371.41

Inquiries 371.7

Japanese 371.53

Refunds 371.72, 371.8

Munitions 138; 540

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N

News agent (see Publishers' periodicals)

Nonpostage stamps, placement of 153

Nonmachinable surcharge 243.24

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O

OAS (Organization of American States) 143.4

Official correspondence 115

Distribution, transportation and 115.13

Foreign individuals 115.3

Foreign postal authorities 115.2

International money orders 115.15

Investigations 115.14

Operations 115.11

Permitted correspondence 115.21

Policy and representation 115.12

Prohibited correspondence 115.22

Transportation and distribution 115.13

Official mail 143

Airmail (see Airmail)

Federal government 143.1

Former presidents and surviving spouses 143.3

International 143.1

OAS General Secretariat 143.4

Pan American Sanitary Bureau mail 143.5

Postal Service 143.2

Open-panel envelopes 142.5

Organization of American States (OAS) 143.4

Outbound mail

Delivery, recorded 442

Dutiable mail at delivery office 713

Forwarding (see Forwarding mail)

Improperly prepared mail 430

Postmarking 410

Recorded delivery 442

Shortpaid mail 420

Special services mail 440

Unpaid mail 420

Oversized items 432; 433

Oxidizing agents 136

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P

Packing/packaging mail 121; DMM 601

Biological substances 135.3; 139

Eggs 139.3

Fatty substances 131.52

Fragile articles 131.52

Liquids, oils, powders 131.52; 136

Matter for the blind 274.4

Parcel post 284.4

Perishables 139

Pan American Sanitary Bureau mail 143.5

Paquebot 763

Parcel post 280

Addressing 122

Charges for return 771.6

Customs declaration »123.1

Foreign customs information 284.45

Forms required 284.45; ICL

Forwarding 760; 764.13

General 281

Insured mail 751; 933

International mail categories 141.5; 141.6

Location of mailings 282.2

Marking 284.2

Mailing locations 282.2

Official mail 143

Postage 282; ICL

Postmarking 410

Preparation requirements 284

Return charges 771.6

Sealing 284.3

Shortpaid 423.22

Size limits 283.2

Stamps, placement of 153

Undeliverable mail 770

Weight and size limits 283; ICL

Periodicals publications (see Publishers' periodicals)

Perishable biological substances 135.1; 139

Permit imprints Exhibit 152.3; DMM 604

ISAL 293.751

Pickup Service

Express Mail Service 216.352; 222.24

Global Express Guarantee 213.3

Global Priority Mail 236.3

Parcel Post 282.3

Plants

Inspection station and offices 723

Prohibited 139.2

Quarantine inspection 720

Restrictions 139.2

Platinum, mailing 134.1

Poisons 136

Postage 150

Aerogrammes 252

Airmail 141.5

Articles mailed aboard ships (Paquebot) 763

Eggs, dried whole 553.21

Foreign markings 741; 742.1

Global Express Mail rates 222; ICL

Global Priority Mail 232

International reply coupons 372

IPA 292.2

ISAL 293.7; Exhibit 293.71

Letters and letter packages 242

M-bags 262

Matter for the blind 272

OAS, General Secretariat 143.4

Parcel post ICL

Payment methods 152

Permit imprint 152.3; DMM 604

Placement of postage 153

Postcards 252

Precanceled stamps 152.2

Prepayment 152.1

Printed matter ICL

Publishers' periodicals 294.2

Rates ICL

Refunds 940

Remailed items 154

Shortpaid mail 731

Stamps 152.2; 153

Postal Qualified Wholesaler Program 610

Postcards 250

Attachments 251.15; 251.16

Description 251

Folded cards 251.11

IPA 292

Marking 254.2

Nonpermitted attachments 251.16

Permitted attachments 251.15

Postage 252; ICL

Preparation requirements 254

Privately manufactured 251.14

Reply cards 251.12

Size limits 253.2

Specifications 251.33

Weight limits 253.1

Postmarking

Articles mailed aboard ships (Paquebot) 763

Certificate of mailing 310

Insured Mail 324.2; 324.3

International reply coupons 372

Outbound mail POM 443.3

Registered mail 334.2; 334.3

Return receipt 753.1

Powders 131.52

Precanceled postage stamps 152.2

Precious stones or items, mailing 134.1

Preparation requirements 120

Aerogrammes 254

Certificate of mailing 314.2

Global Express Mail 224

Global Priority Mail 233

IPA 292.4

Letters and letter packages 244

M-bags 264

Matter for the blind 274

Parcel post 284

Postcards 254

Prepayment of postage 152.1

Priority Airmail Service, International (see International Priority Airmail Service)

Priority Mail Global Guaranteed (see Global Express Guaranteed)

Publications, mailing (see Books and sheet music) (see Publishers' periodicals)

Publishers' periodicals 294

Labeling 294.42

Mailing locations 294.6

Postage 294.2

Sacking requirements 294.42

Pyrophoric liquids, prohibited 136

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Q

Quarantined plants (see Plants)

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R

Radioactive materials 135.6

Recorded delivery »360; 442; 755

Refunds

Applications 943

Customs clearance 712.5; 713.6

Delivery fee 712.3

International reply coupons 372

Postage 940

Refused by sender 771.71

Dutiable mail 772.2

Registered mail service 330; 441; 934

Availability 332

Claims 924.1

Customs 711.3; 711.61

Declaration of value 334.12

Description 331

Fees 333; ICL

Inbound mail 752; 928.24

Indemnity claims and payments 924; 933; 934; 935

Inquiries of customers 920

Inbound mail 928.21; 928.24

Outbound mail 928.21

Limits 333

Mailing receipt 334.1

Marking 334.2

Matter for the blind 334.42

Outbound mail 441; 928.21

Postmarking 334.3

Processing requests 334

Registration number 334.1

Return receipt 340

Sealing 334.4

Treatment of mail 441; 752.13

Remailed articles, postage for 154; 771.4

Reply cards (see also Business reply mail) 434

Reply coupons

International (see International reply coupons)

Report of mailings 785

Reporting mail loss 910

Responsibility of mailer 112

Certificate of mailing 314.21

Insured mail 324.13

International mail 121

Registered mail 334.12

Return receipt 334.11

Restricted delivery 350; 754

Availability 352

Description 351

Fee 353; ICL

Inbound mail 754.1

Processing requests 354

Treatment of inbound mail 754.1

Restricted materials 137

Return address 122.2

Return charges 771.5; 771.6

Return receipt 340

Availability 342

Defective or not received 928.12

Description 341

Fees 343; ICL

Foreign, missing 753.2

Global Express Mail 221.4

Improperly completed 344.4

Inbound mail 753

Insured mail 342

Insured parcels 324.4

Marking 344.2

Missing 753.2

Processing requests 344

Treatment of mail 752.13

Rifling of mail (see Indemnity claims/payments)

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S

Sacking requirements

ISAL 292.45

M-bags 264.2

Sealing

Insured parcels 324.4

IPA 292.43

ISAL 293.93

Letters and letter packages 244.3

Matter for the blind 274.3

Parcel post 284.3

Registered mail 334.4

SED (see Shipper's Export Declaration)

Sender's responsibility (see Responsibility of mailer)

Sheet music (see Books and sheet music)

Shipper's Export Declaration (SED) 520

Commercial forms 523

Description 521

Disposal 525

Exceptions to requirements 522.2

Forms 523; 524

Handling 525

Magnetic tapes 521.2

Requirements, handling 522

Shortpaid and unpaid mail

Canada 732

Credit 423.3

Global Express Mail 423.23

Inbound 730

Letters and letter packages 423.21

Outbound 420

Parcels 423.22

Return address 422.1; 422.2

Silver, mailing 134.1

Size limits

Aerogrammes 253.22

Canada, Global Package Link to ICL

Global Express Mail 223.2

Global Priority Mail 234.2

IBRS 373.5

ISAL 263; 293.8

Letters and letter packages 243

M-bags 263.2

Matter for the blind 273.2

Parcel post 283.2

Postcards 253.2

Special drawing rights (SDR) Exhibit 324.22

Special services

Availability ICL

Certificate of mailing 310

Fees 313; ICL

Insured mail 320

International money orders 371

International reply coupons 372

Recorded delivery »360

Registered mail 330

Restricted delivery 350

Return receipt 340

Stamps 152.2

Items mailed aboard ships (Paquebot) 763

Meter stamps 152.2

Placement of 153

Subscription availability information 114

Supplemental services 370

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T

Tobacco seeds and tobacco plants 560

Export regulations 139.22; 561

Restrictions 560

Travelers checks, mailing 134.1

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U

Undeliverable mail 770

Domestic 771

Endorsements 771.3; DMM 507

Foreign-origin mail, inbound 772

Inbound mail 772

Outbound mail 771

Parcel post 771.6

U.S.-origin mail, outbound 771

Undersized items 432

Unpaid Mail (see Shortpaid and unpaid mail)

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V

Validated export licenses 533

Valuable articles 134

Violence, matter inciting to 132.1; DMM 601

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W X Y Z

Water-reactive substances 136

Weapons 138

Weight limits ICL

Aerogrammes 253.1; ICL

Global Express Mail 223.1

Global Priority Mail 234.2

IBRS 373.5

ISAL 263; 293.8

Letters and letter packages 243.1

M-bags 263.1

Matter for the blind 273.1

Parcel post ICL

Postcards 253.1

Window envelopes 142.5

Written matter 132

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