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mitted, if it is proven that the docu- Note. - In some States it is allowed to charge a ment is lost.

higher rate of interest, if a written agreement is

made ; this is called the conventional rate. In IN THE CONSTRUCTION of contracts, thoso States where no agreement is made, the legal the intent of the parties must be con

rate only is allowed. sidered.

To find the interest on a given sum, A MAN cannot take advantage of for any number of days, at any rate of his own wrong.

interest : IF A MAN CONTRACT to perform certain labor, and is prevented by At Alvo por cont., multiply the principal by the

..... .....72 sickness from completing, he can re- At 6 per cevt., as above, and divido by. ...........20 cover for the portion done.

7

...............52 8

............... 45 CONTRACTS made on Sunday are void. 9

.40 It is fraud to conceal fraud.

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19 IGNORANCEof the law excusesno man.

.30 16

24 HE WHO IS First in point of time 20

................. 18 has the best title. PRINCIPALS are responsible for the will take money to double itself at va

TABLE showing how many years it acts of their agents. WHEN CONTRARY laws come in

rious rates of interest : question, the superior laws must RATE OF IN

SIMPLE IN- COMPOUND INstand. A new law will stand before an

TERKST.

TEREST.

TERRST. old one.

1 per cent. 100

years.

years.

66 192

6698 Legal Rates of Interest.

2

60

36
40

28
Conventional
8

331
STATES.
not exceeding. 8%

281

201
4
Por cont.

20

17

16.99 Alabama...... Arkansas....***............

6

20

141 as agreed. California .... 10

13

5%" Connectiout..................

12 as agreed. Delawaro..............

649"

11 0 Florida...............

8 Georgia ....................

7
As agrood.
8

9 Hlinois.....

6

10 Indiana......................

873" Iowa

11

10 Kansas......................

12
94"

10% Kentucky

10

10 6

10 Louisiana....

6

8 Maino.....

18 agreed. Census of United States, 1870 Maryland..... Massachusetts

as agreed.

(official). Michigan....

10 Mississippi..

as agreed,

Area in Plissouri .........

Miles R. R. STATES AND

Population,

10 Minnesota...................

TERRITORIES.

Square
Miles. 1860.

1862, 1872. Nebraska....... Novada.....................

States. New Hampshire..

Alabama ......

50,722 964,201 996,992 808) 1,671

Arkansas... 82,198 Now Jersey ................

483, 450 484,471 88 258 7 California... 188,981 379,994

560,247 23 1,013 Now York

Con nootiout... 4,750

460,147 637, 154

630

820 North Carolina...

8
Delaware.....

9,120 112,216 125,016 127 227 Ohio.......................

Florida
59.268 140, 4241 187,748

409 Oregon .........

10

Georgia

68,000 1,087,286) 1,184,109 1,420 3,108 12

Illinois.... 63,410 1.711,981] 2,339,891 2,998 6.904 Pennsylvania........

Indiana .... 33,809 1,850,428 1,680,637 2.175 3,529 Rhodo Island,

as agreed.
Iowa......

53,048 674,913 1,194,020 731 3.180 South Carolina.....

as agrood.
Kansas,
81,318 107,209 864,399

1,760 Tennessee...........

Kentuoky

87.680 1,138,684 1,821,011
6
10

567 1,123

Louisiana... 41.346 108,002 726,918 898
Toxas...............

8
12
Maine.....

88,000 828,279 636,916 606 871 Verniont..

8

Maryland ....

11,124 687,049 780,894 Virginia ....

6

8

Massachusetts 7,800 1,281,066) 1,487,381 1,988 1,808 West Virginia......

86,481
6
Michigan....

749,113 1,184,069 w 2,236
Minnesota
83,331 17.093 439.706

1,813 Wisconsin

7
10
Mississippi

47,186 791,308 827,923 483) 990 District of Columbia... 10

as agreed. Missouri... 86,880 1,189,012 1,721,995 838 2,590 Nebraska.... 78,995 29,841 199,9991

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October N. V
The Latest Postage Laws, · LT-

Lettera go to any part of the 4,451 United States for three oenis per half

ounce, if prepaid

Letters weighing over half an inne, and prepared a single rate, are forward.

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City letters must be prepaid two cents parent to show the contents clearly per half ounce.

without opening may be used for such TKANSIENT PAMPHLETS, newspa. matter. 3. This, as well as all other pers, magazines, and periodicals, one third class mail matter, must be fully cent for every two ounces or fraction prepaid by postage stampaffixed, tbereol

otherwise the same sball pot be forLETTERS TO PERSONA not found at warded. the office addremmed, may be forwarded WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS (one copy to any other office without additional only) went by the publisher to actual postage; but letters, when once de subscribers within the county where livered according to their address, can- printed and published, free. Dot be remailed without prepayment ALL INDECENT publications are by of postage at letter rates by postage law excluded from the United States stamp" affixed.

mail. REGISTRATIOS. – The fee for regiz. NEWSDEALERS may send newspapers tration to any part of the United States and periodicals to regular subscribers is 15 cents. This charge is exclusive at the quarterly rater, in the same man. of the proper portage. Both the registry ner as publishers, and may almo receive fee and the postage must be prepaid by them from publishers at sutscribers' stampa.

ratex. In both cases the portage to be All domestic registered packages prepaid, either at the mailing or demunt be charged at letter rate of post-livery office.

When the United States official posto THE RATE OF POSTAGE is one cent age entries on the letters received from for each two ounces or fraction thereof, Great Britain or the Continent of Euon all pamphlets, occasional publica- rope are in red ink, the letter is to be tions, transient newspapers, book considered as paid, and is to be deianuscripts and proof-theet, whether livered accordingly'; when in black ink, corrected or not, mapy, pripts, engrav- an unpaid, and the postage is to be cold ing», blank, flexible patterns, pot ex. lected on delivery. Cerding twelve ounces in weight,

FOREIGN POSTAGE. sample cards, phonographic paper, let- To England and Ireland. Ler envelopes, postal envelope or wrap Letters (if prepaid).....6 cents per 1 oz. pers, cards. paper, plain or ornamental, Newspapery ......2 cente cach. photographic representations of difier.

To France. ent type; soods, cuttings, bulbs, roots, Letters.... ...10 cents per oz. and wcions, to be left open at the end Newspapers.. 2 centis each. tur examination and (excepting book

To Germany. man zscripts and corrected proof) must Lettern..... ...b cents per 1 oz. antain to writing other than the Newspapers........ ...3 cent each. addres.

To Italy. BOOK5, namples of metals, ores, min. Lettern..... ..10 cents per 1 oz. eral and merchandise, are to be Newspapers. ... 4 Cat Cach. chargod two cents for each two ounces

To Russia. or fraction thereof.

Letters....

.11 cents per 1 oz. PACKAGES of seeds, roots, bulbs, and Newspapers.. 5 cents each. $cions, not exceeding four pounds in

To Canada. weiglat, are to be mailed at a prepaid The postage on a single letter to or powtage of one cent for each two ounce from Canada in six cents per half ounce, or fraction of an ounce. 1. said if fully prepaid; and ten cents, if unpackages must be put up so that the paid or insuficiently paid. buntent can be readily examined with

Money Orders. -- The most conveout destroying the wrapper". 2. Scaled nient, cheapest, and safext way to send bags made of material suficiently trans, small sumns of money is by post-office

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money orders; they can be obtained at Por sume not exceeding $ 5............ 15 cents.

Over $ 6, and not exceeding 10.. most of the post-offices. On applica- 10, tion at the office they supply a blank 20,

75 30,

31.00 form, in which the person sending the

40,

60........... 1.25
money states the amount to be sent,
the name and address of the

person
to

The charge for money orders for whom it is to be sent, also the name Switzerland is : and address of the sender. The form so prepared, and the amount of money For kums not exceeding $10............

50 named, is given to the postmaster, over $20, and not exceeding 20...

20,

75 who will then give to the sender an 30,

40..........$1.00 order, which must be sent to the person

40,

50............ 1.25
who is to receive the money, on the
receipt of which, he will present it at Time and Distance Table.
the post-office of the town where he
lives, and receive the money therefor.

No. of miles
from

Time al The charge for the money order is :

each place.

12:00 Por time not exceeding

New York City.. $20.

...... 10 cents. Over $20, and not exceeding 30............15

Philadelphia, Pa
30,

Baltimore, Ma..
40,
60............ 25

Washington, D. C......
Richmond, Va....

353

11.46 New Orleans, La...

1697 10-56 No single order for more than fifty Montron!, Canada

11.69 dollars will be issued, but a person

Louisville, Ky

St. Louis, Mo. may take out as many as three orders Cincinnati, Ohio...

11.19 at 'one time, payable to the same Indianapolis, Ind

825

Columbus, Ohio... person.

Detroit, Mich

11-24 Foreign Money Orders are also Buffalo, N. Y

11:41 issued by the United States post- Cleveland, Ohio

Chicago, III

898 11-06

581 11 30 office to Great Britian (England, Ire- Whooling, W. Va.

481 11-23

431 land, and Scotland), to Germany, and Pittsburg, Pa..

146

Albany, N. Y. to Switzerland. The person sending Boston, Mars the money fills up the blank supplied by the postmaster, and pays to the Value of Foreign Coins in U. S. office the amount desired in United

Gold.
Staten money, and receives an order,
which he must send to the person who

Pound Sterling (Sovereign), England...... $4 86
Crown,

1 15 in to receive the money; the person to Shilling,

22 whom it is made payable will pre

Twenty Wrance (Napoleon), France.... 3 4 sent it at the post-office of the town One hundred Reals, Spain.. or county where he lives, and he will Pistareen (new) receive the gold value of the money

Doubloon, Mexico

Dollar, paid to the United States post-office Ten Thaler, Germany, North in the money of the country where he Crown,

Ducat,

South. is living. The charge for these for- Thuler (new)

North.. eign money orders for the United Florin,

Ten Thaler, Denmark ...............

7 90 Kingdom is :

Two Rigndalor,

Top Guildørn, Netherlands.
Vor ante not exceeding $10........... 25 cents. Ducat, Sweden ...............................***

2 23 Over $10, and not exceeding 20....

Rix dollar,“

1 11 Ducat, Austria

2 28 40..... $1.00

Twenty Liri, Italy. 40

1.25

Gold Crown, Portugal

Live Livre, Sardinia... The charge for money orders for

Five Piastrew, Tunis...

Twenty Pinatres. Turkey Germany is :

Two Francs, Switzerland..

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Value of Foreign Money of Account | 1 Milreis, Lisbon

$1 12 1 Pound, London.......................********** ......

4 86 in the U.S. 1 Duro, Madrid,

1 00 1 Florin, Amsterdam.................

1 Duoat, Naples.. I Thaler, Berlin

1 Owza, Palermo.

9 40 1 8, Daler, Bremen ................

1 Frano, Paris .........

191% 1 Rupee, Calcutta...

1 Tael, Pekin...

1 48 1 s. Daler, Christiana

1 00

1 Milreis, Rio de Janeiro ................ 5144 1 Medjidii, Constantinople

3 35

1 s. Romano, Rome ........ 1 s. Daler, Copenhagen,

90% 1 06 1s, Rouble, St. Petersburg,

75 1 Florin, Frankfort

40
1 Daler, Stockholm..........

1 06 1 Lira, Genoa......, 18 18 1 Lira, Venice...............

10 1 m. Banoo, Hamburg..

86
1 Florin, Vienna..............

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September ....

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31 365 335 304 274 273 242 214 183 153 122 92 61 30 365 334 304

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61

31 | 305 335

December....

334' 303 275 244 214 183 153 122

91

61

30' 365

USE OF THE ABOVE TABLE, What is the number of days from 10th October to 10th July !

Look in the upper line for October, let your eye descend down that column till you come opposite to
July, and you will find 273 days, the exact number of days required.
Again, required the number of days from 18th February to the 14th August?

Under February, and opposite to August, is ..... .............. 181 days.
From which subtract the difference beween 14 and 16........... 2 days.
The exact number of days required is...............

179 days, N. B. --- In Leap Year, if the last day of February comes between, add one day for the day over to the aumber in the Table,

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