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LOCATION. The Post-office is situated in Nassau street, extending from Liberty to Cedar street. Entrance from Cedar and Nassau streets. Mails received and delivered on Liberty street.
James Kelly, Postmaster.
John W. Norton, Assistant Postmaster and Supterintendent Money Order Department.
Henry W. Whiting, Treasurer.
Stephen H. Knapp, Superintendent of Newspaper and Mail Department.
Orient H. Collin, Superintendent of Letter Distribution.
Time of Closing Mails. NORTH MAIL.–5 A.M. and 4.30 P.M. (via Hudson River Railroad), through mails, and for Hudson and Peekskill.
North WAY MAIL.—5 A.M. and 2 P.M. (except Hudson and Peekskill).
EAST MAIL.-5 A.M. arid 1.30 and 6 P.M. (via New Haven Railroad).
-4 P.M. (via Newport and Fall River boat).
-6 P.M. (Fall River by rail).
-5 A.M. and 4.30 P.M. (Philadelphia Way). WEST MAIL.—5 A.M. and 4.30 P.M. (through to cl ad, Chicago, Western and Northwestern States).
WEST MAIL.—5 A.M. and 5.30 P.M. (through to Cincinnati, St. Louis, Louisville, Indianapolis, and Columbus).
ERIE RAILROAD WAY MAIL.—5 A.M. and 3.15 P. M.
-5 A.M. and 2.30 P.M. (to Minneola and Hempstead, Jamaica and Syosset).
BROOKLYN Mail.–5, 6.30 and 10 A.M.; 1, 3, and 8 P.M.
CALIFORNIA Mail.-10.30 A.M. (by steamer, on the 1st, 11th and 21st of each month.
CALIFORNIA MAIL.—5 A.M. and 4.39 P.M. (Overland daily.)
Time of Arrival of Mails,
North MAIL-7, 7.45, 11.30 A.M. and 11.30 P.M. (via Hudson River Railroad), through mails and for Hudson and Peekskill.
North WAY MAIL---8 P.M. (except Hudson and Peekskill).
–7 A.M. (via Newport and Fall River boat).
-5 A.M. (Fall River by rail).
-12.30 and 8.30 P.M. (Philadelphia Way).
WEST MAIL (through to Cleveland, Chicago, Western and Northwestern States).-1 and 10.30 P.M.
WEST Mail (through to Cincinnati, St. Louis, Louisville, Indianapolis, and Columbus).—7.45 A.M. and 1 and 4.30 P.M.
ERIE RAILROAD WAY MAIL.-8 A.M., 12.30, and 4.30 P.M.
(to Minneola and Hempstead, Jamaica and Syosset)-11 A.M. and 7.15 P.M.
BROOKLYN MAIL.-9. 30 A.M., 1.30, 3.30, and 8 P.M. ASTORIA MAIL.-9.15 A.M. and 4.30 P.M. WILLIAMSBURG AND GREENPOINT MAIL.--1, 4, and 8 P.M. STATEN ISLAND MAIL.-7 A.M. and 2.30 P.M. CANADA MAILS.-6.30 A.M. and 1 P.M. Nova SCOTIA AND NEWFOUNDLAND MAIL.-5.30 A.M., 6.30 and 11.30 P.M.
CALIFORNIA MAIL.--Ist, 11th, and 21st of each month, (by steamer, on the 1st, 11th, and 21st of each month).
CALIFORNIA MAIL.--1.30 P.M. (overland, daily).
All Mails are Assorted for Delivery Immediately upon
their Arrival. This office will be kept open continuously, (Sundays excepted.) The Night Window will be open to callers from 6.30 P.M. to 7.30 A.M. Sundays this Office will be open for delivery from 9 to 10 A.M., and 12.30 to 1.30 P.M. All mails close on Sundays at 1.30 P.M.
United States Mail Stations.
OPEN FROM 6.30 A.M. TO 9 P.M.
STATION A, 129 Spring street; B, 38 Grand street; C, cor. West 12th and 4th streets; D, 11 and 12 Bible House ; E, 368 8th avenue ; F, 474 3d avenue ; G, 590 6th avenue; H, Yorkville, 86th street, near 3d avenue ; J, Harsonville, 75th street and Broadway ; K, Manhattanville, 130th street and Broadway; L, Harlem, 3d avenue and 124th street; M,
Washington Heights, 10th avenue and 158th street; N, Kingsbridge Park, 206th street, near 14th avenue.
There are five deliveries made daily (except Sundays) by carriers, to all sections of the city south of 65th street. Also, six collections made from lamp-post boxes.
Letters deposited in these boxes must have the requisite number of stamps before placing them therein. Depositing money in the boxes does not insure their being prepaid.
Rates of Postage.
The rate of postage on letters, to be forwarded in the mails to any part of the United States, will be three cents per half-ounce, prepaid.
The postage on letters dropped in the office, at the stations, or in the lamp-post boxes, for delivery in the city, will be two cents per half ounce, prepaid.
Transient newspapers, pamphlets, proof-sheets, book manuscripts, sample-cards, photograph-cards, cards, maps, blanks, blank paper, engravings, envelopes, seeds, roots, scions, and printed matter (except circulars and books), will be rated at two cents for every four ounces, or fraction thereof, prepaid.
Double the above rates wlll be charged for books.
Unsealed circulars, one and not exceeding three in number in one envelope, will be charged two cents; and in that proportion for a greater number, to one address, prepaid.
Canada and the British Provinces, ten cents per half ounce.
The postage on all letters deposited for delivery in this city, or to be forwarded by mail to any part of the United States (or to any foreign country to which prepayment is required), must be prepaid postage stamps. Letters deposited without being properly prepaid will be sent immediately to the Dead Letter Office, Washington.
Money Sent without Danger of Loss.
MONEY ORDERS UPON ANY MONEY ORDER OFFICE, For any amount not exceeding $30 on one order, will be issued on deposits at this office on payment of the following fees : On Orders not exceeding $10...
.10 cents. Over $10 and not exceeding $20.
15 Over $20 and not exceeding $30.
.20 Parties desiring to remit larger sums must obtain additional money orders,
List of money order offices may be seen at the Post-office and at the stations. Hours from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M.
Dates of Departures and Arrivals of Mails at London.
United States Exchange Offices for Foreign Mails. New York is an office of exchange for British, French, Prussian, Belgian, Bremen, and Hamburg mails.
Boston is an office of exchange for British, French, Prussian, and Belgian mails.
Philadelphia is an office of exchange for British and French mails. San Francisco is an office of exchange for British mails only.
Portland, Detroit, and Chicago, are offices of exchange for British, Frussian, and French mails.