Executive Order 2479

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Signed by President  Woodrow Wilson  Sunday, October 22, 1916

By virtue of the authority vested in me by law, it is hereby ordered:

  1. That deposit money orders issued by the Canal Zone Postal Service shall bear interest at the rate of one-half of one percentum for each period of three full calendar months, from August 21, 1916, or subsequent date of issue. Interest shall be payable when the order is paid but shall not accrue on any order for more than three years.


  2. The Governor of The Panama Canal is authorized to prescribe such detailed rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out this order.


Signature of Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson. 

The White House,

22 October, 1916.


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).