Convenção postal entre sua magestade el-rei de Portugal e dos Algarves e sua magestade a rainha do Reino Unido da Gran-Bretanha e Irlanda: assignada em Lisboa pelos respectivos plenipotenciarios aos 28 de maio de 1859
Imprensa nacional, 1859 - 15 pages
Page 3 - Rei de Portugal e dos Algarves, daquem e dalem mar, em África, senhor de Guiné e da Conquista, Navegação e Commercio da Ethiopia, Arabia, Persia e da India etc.
Page 9 - ... relating thereto, engravings, photographs, drawings, plans, maps, catalogues, prospectuses, announcements, and notices of various kinds, whether printed, engraved, or lithographed, and, in general, all impressions or copies obtained upon paper, parchment, or cardboard, by means of printing, or any other mechanical process easy to recognize, except the copying press.
Page 13 - Oflice shall state the nature of the articles which the mail contains, and the amount of postage due to each Office. The Office to which the mail shall be forwarded shall acknowledge its receipt to the despatching Office by return of post. The...
Page 7 - Azores, upon which an amount of postage insufficient for their prepayement has been paid, shall be forwarded to their destination, provided the postage has been prepaid to the extent, at least, of one rate. Upon such letters there shall be collected by the Portuguese Post Office, in addition to the Portuguese postage, the amount of the difference between the postage prepaid in the United Kingdom, and the postage which should have been prepaid, together with an additional British rate as a Tine.
Page 7 - IX. The British Post Office shall pay to the Post Offices of France and Spain the transit postage which will be due to those Offices, upon all letters, newspapers, and other printed papers sent between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, on the one side, and Portugal, Madeira, the Azores, the Cape de Verd Islands, and the other Portuguese Possessions on the const of Africa, on the other, through the French and Spanish territories.
Page 13 - Letters, newspapers, and other printed papers misdirected or mis-sent, shall be reciprocally returned, without delay through the respective offices of exchange, for the same weight and amount of postage at which they were charged by the dispatching office to the other office.
Page 13 - ... office to the other office. The articles of a like nature addressed to persons who have changed their residence shall be mutually forwarded or returned, charged with the rate that would have originally been paid by the receivers.
Page 7 - VIII. In exception to the stipulations of Article V preceding, it is agreed that all letters posted in Portugal, Madeira, and the Azores, addressed to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and intended to be forwarded overland through Spain and France, upon which an amount of postage insufficient for their prepayment has been paid, shall be forwarded to their destination, provided the postage has been prepaid to the extent, at least, of one rate. Upon such letters there shall be collected...
Page 4 - Order of the Tower and Sword, of Valour, Loyalty, and Merit, of those of St. Bento d'Aviz, and of Our Lady of Conception of Villa Viçosa; Commander of the Orders of our Lord Jesus Christ, and of the Tower and Sword; decorated with the Medals of Command in Battle, with the Cross of the Peninsular War for six Campaigns, and with the Medal for the Battle of Victoria by His Catholic Majesty; Grand Cross of the Military Order of St. Ferdinand, and of the Royal and Distinguished Order of Charles III of...