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inspections of star, rural, messenger, and money order services and of post offices; (2) special reports about post-office construction, postmasters, mail contractors, rural mail carriers, postal clerks, and stagecoach robberies; (3) requests for postal stationery and lock boxes; (4) diagrams of proposed post-office locations; and (5) case reports concerning evasion of postage charges, fraudulent use of the mail, tampering with registered mail, post-office robberies, burning of post offices, and postmasters' embezzlements. Arranged chronologically.

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RECORDS OF THE INSPECTION OFFICE, PHILADELPHIA, PA. May 12, 1896-July 21,

1909. 34 vols. 6 ft.

Press copies of records sent by the Post Office Inspector in charge to the Chief Postal Inspector, Washington, D. C., and by the special agent and Rural Mail Delivery District Supervisor, Pittsburgh Division, to the Post Office Inspector in charge of the Philadelphia Division. They comprise (1) Forms 567-D, 567-E, 567-F, 568-A, 573-A, 573-K, and 576-A relating to reports of arrest and preliminary hearing, indictment, result of trial' or final disposition, validity of postmaster's bond, irregularities at post offices, recommendations to remove postal employees, and evaluations of post-office inspections; (2) reports and descriptions of rural routes from postal inspectors about such subjects as evasion of postage charges, fraudulent use of the mail, tampering with registered mail, postoffice robberies, mail losses, burning of post offices, and mutilation of mail. Arranged chronologically.

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RECORDS OF THE INSPECTION OFFICE, NEW YORK, N. Y. April 27-May 28, 1907,

and Sept. 10-Oct. 7, 1908. 2 vols. 4 in.

Press copies of records sent by the Post Office Inspector in Charge to the Chief Postal Inspector, Washington, D. C. They comprise (1) Form 573b, showing the condition of accounts of post offices; (2) approving bonds issued to postmasters; and (3) case reports from field postal inspectors about such subjects as evasion of postage charges, fraudulent use of the mail, tampering with registered mail, post-office robberies, mail losses, burning of post offices, and mutilation of mail. Arranged chronologically.

APPENDIX I
NUMERICAL CLASSIFICATION SCHEME FOR THE GENERAL RECORDS OF THE OFFICE

OF THE FOURTH ASSISTANT POSTMASTER GENERAL (ENTRY 16).

Estimates
1-1A Apportionment and condition of appropriations
1-1B Estimates and appropriations
1-F Deficiency appropriations
1-2 Empty mail sacks
1-3 Mail equipment shops - Emergency Room

Daily reports
Legislation and amendments to postal laws and regulations; also

distribution of and requests for postal laws and regulations

Division of Rural Mails - memoranda 1-7 Committee on Experiment, Research, and Design 1-9

Canvas (for mais bags) 1-10 Rural carriers - salaries 1-12 Chief Coordinator - surplus supplies 1-13 United States Bureau of Efficiency 1-14 Committee on Personnel 1-140 Efficiency ratings 1-140 Injured employees 1-14E Monthly reports of changes in force 1-14F Personal requests for promotions, transfers, etc. 1-146 Changes among clerks in Bureau l-hž Daily report of sick employees 1-15 Painting of rural carrier vehicles

Rations used in feeding rural carriers' horses 1-16 City directories 1-17 Post route and rural delivery maps 1-18 Christmas holiday for rural carriers 1-20 Proposed merger of appropriations for Rural and Star Services 1-203 Report relating to deficit in star-contract service for the fiscal

year ending June 30, 1911 1-21 Postmaster General 1-21A Postmaster General - policy, etc. 1-213 Private secretary to the Postmaster General 1-22 Orders of the Postmaster General 1-26 Chief Clerk of the Post Office Department 1-30 Chief Clerk - reports as to the condition of work 1-30A Chief Clerk - quarterly statements as to employees in postal service 1-31 Chief Clerk - annual reports as to employees

First Assistant Postmastor General and Chief Clerk 1-34 Second Assistant Postmaster General and Chief Clerk 1-36 Third Assistant Postmaster General and Chief Clerk 1-37 Fourth Assistant Postmaster General and Chief Clerk 1-38 Accomplishments of the Bureau of the Fourth Assistant Postmaster 1-39 Chief Inspector 1-40 Purchasing Agent 1-41 Duties and functions of the Purchasing Agent: procedure for the

purchase of supplies.

1-32

1-42
1-44
1-50
1-51
1-51B
1-510

1-51E 1-515 1-510 1-51R

1-52 1-52A 1-52B

1-520

1-52D 1-523 1-53 1-53A 1-53B

Bureau of the Budget
Civil Service Commission
Memoranda for all superintendents
Division of Rural Mails
Division of Rural Mails - personnel
Division of Rural Mails - report on petitions and on field in-

vestigation of the rural delivery service
Questionnaire relating to rural mail service
Division of Rural Mails - condition of work of Section GH
Division of Rural Mails - monthly reports of work of Section "En
Division of Rural Mails - Changes in reclassification, protests,

etc.
Division of Equipment and Supplies
Division of Equipment and Supplies - personnel
Division of Equipment and Supplies - requisitions on hand and

disposed of by General Storekeeper's Section
Division of Equipment and Supplies - condition of work and the

close of business each day; weekly cost reports
Division of Equipment and Supplies - statements of appropriations
General Superintendent of Engineering
Mail equipment shops
Mail equipment shops - committee on personnel
Inspector's report of mail bag repair shop in the Post Office

Department
Mail Equipment Shops – space - lunchroom; correspondence relating

to transfer of building from Watertown, N. Y., to the Post

Office Department, Washington, D. C.
Division of Topography
Division of Topography - personnel; monthly progress reports
Division of Topography - changes in classification protests, etc.
Certifications requested
Candidates for positions - Bureau of the Fourth Assistant Post-

master General
Space in new Washington City Post Office Building and correspond-

ence with the Postmastor General
Weekly inspection of desks and lockers
Cancelling machines and dies
Welfare organization
Conference conventions
The White House
Committees appointed by the Fourth Assistant Postmaster General
Vocational education
Retirement act
Decentralization
Attorney General
Opinions of the Assistant Attorney General for the Post Office

Department

1-530

1-54
1-54A
1-54R
1-55B
1-56

1-57

1-58 1-59 1-60 1-61 1-68 1-69 1-70 1-72 1-72 2 2-1

3-A

3-F

4-B

2-14 Solicitor for the Post Office Department 2-A Special Assistant to the Attorney General 2-64 Divisions of the Comptroller General 2-8 Comptroller for the Post Office Department 2-12B Correspondence with Members of the House and Senate 2-25 Navy Department 2-26A Department of Commerce 2-27 Treasury Department 2-28 House Bill - transportation of mails, compensation to companies

operating railroads 2-30 Interior Department 2-35 Good roads 2-35A Printing and binding 2-36A Committee on Aerial Photography, Surveying, and Mapping, Etc. 2-36B Committee on Liberty Loans 2-37 Correspondence and orders relating to the distribution of surplus

Army foodstuffs 2-38 U. S. Employees' Compensation Commission 3-1

Machines - tumbling wheels

Correspondence relating to inventory equipment 3-B Failure of postmasters to respond to inquiries relating to mail

equipment
3-D Division of Equipment - memoranda

Mechanical mail-assembling and distributing machines
Proposed revision of the postal laws and regulations
Distribution of and requests for postal laws and regulations

General correspondence of the Fourth Assistant Postmaster General 6-1 General correspondence

Annual reports
Conventions

Chief Clerk - Postal Guide and Monthly Supplement
7-1 National Association of Rural Letter Carriers
7-61

Claim of Marcus P. Norton vs. United States

Sick leave of rural carriers 9-B Visitors to divisions in the Bureau of the Fourth Assistant Post

master General 10 Chief Clerk - spa ce 10-2 Gasoline tax

Chief Coordinator - Surplus Property, Condemnation, and Sale of

Old Materials 13 Legislation relating to salaries of rural mail carriers 13-14 Readjustment of rural carriers' pay 15 Equipment for carrying rural mail 16-1 Liberty Loan Bonds

Establishment of rural routes 23 Division of Rural Mails - general correspondence

Chief Clerk - personnel

Accomplishments of the Bureau 30 General Superintendent of Engineering

Personnel, headquarters and engineering

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Requests for lists of rural mail routes
Advertising circulars in rural mail boxes
Division of Rural Mails - general correspondence
Apportionment of appropriations for the fiscal years 1926-27
Estimates
Estimates - stationery
Estimates - post-office equipment and supplies
Estimates - twine and tying device
Estimates - shipment of supplies
Estimates - mail bags and equipment
Estimates - Star-Route Service
Estimates - Rural-Delivery Service
Estimates - Travel expenses
Estimates - salaries
Travel orders, commissions and expense accounts, and correspond-

ence
Requisitions
Division of Rural Nails - miscellaneous memoranda
Committees on locked-pouch allowance and miscellaneous service

problems
Division of Rural Mails - conditions of appropriations
Discipline cases relating to rural carriers
Division of Rural Nails - personnel
Division of Rural Mails - reclassification
Payments to rural carriers
Transfers of rural carriers
Budget charts for rural carriers
Division of Rural Mails - weekly statements of consolidations

effected
Revisions of rural service, comments, resolutions, etc., relating

to policy
National Rural Letter Carriers' Association - group insurance
Rural carriers - time consumed in performing duties
Committee on Methods and Regulations Governing Treatment of Un-

deliverable Matter in Division of Dead Letters
Rural mail boxes
Committee on Perforating Machines
Committee on Condemnation and Sale of old Materials
Committee on Revision of Vethod of Settlement of Accounts for

Mail Transportation
Commission on Question of Purchasing Supplies in Larger Cities

Locally in Lieu of Shipping from Washington
Committee on Mechanical and Labor-Saving Devices
Combining Screen Wagon Collection and Delivery Services
Committee on Blank Forms
Committee on Miscellaneous Supplies for the Postal Service
Board of Inspection
U. S. Envelope Agency - Cincinnati, Ohio, and New York City
Committee on Simplified Office Procedure
Investigative Report on Condition of the Barca

42-D

42-E 42-G 42-11

42-12 42-13 42-15 42-16

42-17

42-18 42-19 42-21 42-22 412-23 42-24 42-26 42-27

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