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Item 21: Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1928

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1928 (calendar)

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POSTAL INFORMATION-Continued. Canada, Union of South Africa, and certain other countries. The rate to the United Kingdom is 7½d per word, with a minimum charge of 12/6 (20 words). These must be lodged by midnight on Saturday, and will be delivered on the following Tuesday morning, and must be written in plain language (not code). To Canada the rate is 5¼d. per word with a minimum of 9/7 for (20 words). DAILY LETTER TELEGRAMS. May be exchanged between Australia and the undernoted places :- Each Minimum Additional 20 words word. To United Kingdom 15/- . . 9d. ,, Canada (via Pacific) 11/8 . . 7d. ,, United States (via Eastern) . . 19/- . . 11½d. ,, Sraits Settlements 12/6 . . 7½d. ,, India-Burmah and Ceylon . . . . 12/6 . . 7½d. and many other countries at varying rates. TELEGRAMS TO CATCH MAIL STEAMERS. On payment of postage in addition to telegraphic rates, telegrams may be sent to any telegraph office in Australia. to be forwarded thence by post to any destination beyond the Commonwealth. WIRELESS TELEGRAMS. To and from any ship registered in Australia or New Zealand, 6d. per word. To Papua and Rabaul 6d ; other stations in New Guinea, 1s : Willis Island, 3d ; Island of Nauru, Ocean Island, Solomon Islands and New Hebrides, 1/7 per word. Noumea, via Brisbane. 10½d. per word.

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Item 26: Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1933

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Postal Information - Continued LETTER TELEGRAMS-- Between 7 p.m. and midnight. Not exceeding 30 words, ls. 3d.; each additional word 1/2d. Double the prescribed rate will be charged for Letter Telegrams tendered for tansmission on Sunday, Christmas Day and Good Friday.

PARCELS (Limit 11 lbs.). Within 30 miles of posting, whether in same State or otherwise, Federal Capital Territory included - 1 lb., 6d. ; each add. l., 3d. Within the same State or Territory, but more than 30 miles distant- 1 lb., 9d.; each additional lb. 3d.

INTERSTATE Queensland-To N.S.W., Fed. Cap. Ter., North and Cental Australia- 1 lb., 1/-; each add. lb., 6d. Queensland-To W.A., Vic., Tas., and S.A.-1 lb., 1/3; each add. lb., 9d. N.S.W.-To Fed. Cap. Territory1 lb., 9d. ; each add. lb., 3d. To Qld., Vic. and Tasmania-1 1b.; 1/-; each add. lb., 6d. To S.A. from places in area between S.A. border and a line running north from junction of Murray and Murrumbidgee Rivers to Qld. border, 170 miles from S.A. border-1 lb., 1/-; each add. lb., 6d. To S.A. from places not in area above described-1 lb., 1/3; each add lb., 9d.

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