Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 20.djvu/733

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708 CONVENTlON—VICTORIA. JAN. 28, 1878. into execution. and may modify the same in like manner, from time to time, as the exigcucies of the service may require. ARTICLE VIII. Marking-stamps. Every fully prepaid letter dispatched from one country to the other shall be plainly stamped with the words ‘· paid all," in red ink, on the right-hand upper corner of the address, in addition to the date-stamp of the office at which it was posted; and on insufficiently paid letters the amount of the deficient postage shall be inscribed in black ink. Aarrcmz IX. Dwi l¤¤f¤f¤· Dead letters, which cannot be delivered from whatever cause, shall be mutually returned, without charge, monthly, or as frequently as the regulations of the respective offices will permit. Aizrrcnm X. Commencement This Convention shall come into operation on the first day of July, and duration 1878, and shall be terminable at any time on a. notice, by either office, of six months. Signatures. Done in duplicate and signed in Washington, the twenty-eighth day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight. [sun.] D. M. KEY, Postmaster General of the United States. GEORGE COLLINS LEVEY. A1>1>¤>v¤J¤ I hereby approve the aforegoing Convention, and in testimony thereof I have caused the seal of the United States to be aliixed. [sux,.] R. B. HAYES. By the President: Wm. M. Evnnrs, Secretary of State. Wasumctrou, January 28, 1878. I hereby approve of the foregoing Postal Convention, and have caused to be afiixed hereto the seal of the Colony of Victoria. [sian,.] G. F. BOWEN, Governor. Ganum Bmunv, Chief Secretary. Mmmonnum, March 26. 1878.