Star Route Carriers: Hearing Before the Committee on the Post-Office and Post Roads, House of Representatives, Seventy-sixth Congress, Third Session, on S. 1214, a Bill to Provide for a More Permanent Tenure for Persons Carrying Themail on Star Routes. March 14, 1940

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Page 6 - The Corporation shall be entitled to the free use of the United States mails for its official business in the same manner as the executive departments of the Government...
Page 15 - The written contract merged all previous negotiations, and is presumed, in law, to express the final understanding of the parties. If the contract did not express the true agreement, it was the claimant's folly to have signed it.
Page 9 - ... and the manner in which they shall be incurred, allowed, and paid, without regard to the provisions of any other laws governing the expenditure of public funds...
Page 1 - Transportation requirement and procurement officers may authorize pro rata additional payments to contractors for necessary increased travel caused by obstruction of roads, destruction of bridges, discontinuance of ferries, or any other cause, provided the increase amounts to as much as $1 during any 4-week accounting period and a report is made within 90 days after service is performed. (ii) The contractor or carrier is responsible for reporting to the...
Page 2 - General, for the performance of the proposed service. The contract for such service shall be made to run to the end of the contract term under the general advertisement, shall be made with the lowest responsible bidder whose proposal Is in due form, and who, under the law, is eligible as a bidder for such postal service.
Page 2 - ... (d) where it is found after full investigation that the compensation of such contractors is wholly inadequate and that the continuation of the contract would impose undue hardship upon the contractor: Provided, That provision (d) shall be effective only upon the giving by the contractor of ninety days...
Page 2 - All contracts for carrying the mail shall be in the name of the United States and shall be awarded to the lowest bidder tendering sufficient guaranties for faithful performance in accordance with the terms...
Page 1 - No proposal for a contract for star route service shall be considered unless the bidder is a legal resident of one of the counties crossed by the roads over which the mail is to be carried or a legal resident of a county adjoining one through which the mail is to be carried, with this exception: Proposals for carrying mail will be accepted from firms, companies, or corporations actually engaged in some business...

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