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OFFICE OF THE SECOND ASSISTANT PostMASTER GENERAL
DIVISION OF RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE
1. Authorization for telephone and miscellaneous expenditures and corres.
pondence in relation thereto, 1919–1924-1926. 2. Requisitions from postmasters for mail bags and locks. 3. Requisitions for rubber stamps and correspondence relating thereto, July
1, 1924, to December 31, 1926. 4. Storage of mail bags, correspondence concerning. 1927. 5. Journal of miscellaneous expenses, January to June, 1927. 6. Space orders and letters of transmittal from field officers, 1928. 7. Mail bag depository reports, 1928. 8. Applications for appointment, declinations, etc., 1909–1912. 9. Correspondence relating to establishment and conduct of star service, the
contracts for which expired prior to July 1, 1927. 10. Star routes register prior to July 1, 1917. 11. Star routes account cards prior to July 1, 1917.
DIVISION OF RAILWAY ADJUSTMENTS
12. Correspondence mail messenger cases and circular prior to July 1, 1925
(archives). 12. Past cases, mail messenger section, for the contract term 1925-1929. 13. Cases of fines and deductions, railroad service, July 1, 1924, to June 30, 1925
(archives). 14. Cases of fines and deductions, electric car service, July 1, 1924, to June 30,
1925 (archives). 15. Memoranda of proposed orders for fines and deductions, railroad service,
July 1, 1929, to June 30, 1930 (archives). 16. Memoranda of proposed orders for fines and deductions, electric car service,
July 1, 1927, to June 30, 1930 (archives). 17. Briefs of irregularities, railroad service, filed without action, July 1, 1929, to
June 30, 1930 (archives). 18. Briefs of irregularities, electric car service, filed without action, July 1, 1929,
to June 30, 1930 (archives).
DIVISION OF INTERNATIONAL POSTAL SERVICE 19. Correspondence, including requests for return and change of address, fraudu
lent stamps, letters of designation, revocation, promotion, acceptance of oath and bond and acknowledgment of Navy mail clerks and assistant Navy mail clerks (file room).
DIVISION OF AIR MAIL
20. Requests for air-mail forms, maps, posters, and schedules to June 30, 1930. 21. Complaints of delays to air-mail letters closed out up to June 30, 1930. 22. Forms 2715 for November, 1930, to June 30, 1931. 23. Miscellaneous publications to June 30, 1930.
OFFICE OF THE THIRD Assistant PostMASTER GENERAL
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF CLERK
1. Miscellaneous correspondence more than 1 year old.
DIVISION OF CLASSIFICATION
2. Office memoranda in connection with entry of publications as second-class
matter and registry of news agents prior to January 1, 1931, consisting of admission, annulment, and denial cards, conditional permits and copies of
special rate authorizations. 3. Old letters requesting copies of forms, circulars, etc., and miscellaneous cor
respondence of no permanent value, prior to January 1, 1931. 4. Statements of ownership, management, circulation, etc., of publications,
prior to 1929. 5. Statements of newspaper and periodical postage receipts prior to July 1, 1930. 6. Duplicate copies of newspaper and periodical postage receipts prior to July
7. Correspondence regarding violations of section 454, Postal Laws and Regu
lations, more than 1 year old. 8. Jackets containing correspondence relative to entry as second-class matter of
publications which have gone out of existence prior to January 1, 1930 (“dead cases"').
DIVISION OF STAMPS
9. Miscellaneous correspondence of the division of stamps of date prior to Jan.
uary 1, 1927. 10. Invoices of postage stamps, cards, and envelopes of date prior to January
1, 1930. 11. Invoices of printed return-card stamped envelopes of date prior to January
1, 1930. 12. Requisition cards, record of stamped paper charged to postmasters of date
prior to January 1, 1927. 13. Duplicate order sheets on subagencies for ordinary stamped envelopes and
postal cards of date prior to January 1, 1930. 14. Jacket cases of credits allowed postmasters for stamped paper returned to
the department for redemption, Form 3352, of date prior to January 1,
1927. 15. Postal savings jackets representing postal savings stamps, cards, and cer
tificates sent to the department for credit, Form 3355, of date prior to
January 1, 1927. 16. Jacket cases of credit allowed postmasters for revenue stamps returned to
the department for redemption, Form 3352, of date prior to January 1,
1927. 17. Registry bills, of date prior to January 1, 1927. 18. Letters from division of classification transmitting canceled postage stamps
for destruction, prior to January, 1930.
DIVISION OF MONEY ORDERS
19. Report of postmaster, New York, N. Y., of rates of exchange and bills of
exchange on money-order account for year 1929. 20. Bank reports for payment of checks for the year 1929. 21. Weekly estimate sheets for the year 1929. 22. Comptroller's reports of balance due on money-order accounts for 1929. 23. Comptroller's reports of semidomestic money orders listed to and from foreign
countries for 1929. 34. Letters from division of finance acknowledging checks for 1929. 25. Informal reports for 1929. 26. Letters about errors in lists to foreign countries for 1929. 27. Quotations on exchange for 1929 and prior. 28. D ate checks for 1929 and prior. 29. Notifications of dispatch and receipt of lists, Forms 6722a, 6447, M-145 and
M-183 for 1929. 30. Letters from Treasury Department relative to deposits for 1929 and prior. 31. General correspondence for 1928. 32. Correspondence files (international section A) 13 bundles Nos. 541001 to .
547000, inclusive. 33. International section B, 2 bundles of Polish void lists covering period from
1923 to 1927. 34. Correspondence files (international section B), bundles Nos. 589501 to
591000, inclusive, prior to September, 1927. 35. International section B, international duplicate applications, 10 bundles,
Nos. 53000 to 60730, inclusive, prior to December, 1926. 36. Inspectors' reports regarding alleged wrong payment of money orders Nos.
24001 to 31000, inclusive, prior to September 1, 1924.
DIVISION OF REGISTERED MAILS
37. Correspondence relating to miscellaneous irregularities in treatment of
registered, insured, and C. 0. D. mail prior to January 1, 1931. 38. General correspondence, not of precedent nature or of importance prior to
January 1, 1931. 39. Irregularity reports and correspondence connected therewith relative to
registered, insured, and C. O. D. mail prior to July 1 1931.
Exhibit 40. Papers involving paid (not disapproved) parcel post (insured and C. 0. D.)
indemnity claims adjusted prior to July 1, 1930 (except certain cases which
may be desired after examination). 41. Indemnity A cases adjusted prior to July 1, 1929 (except certain cases which
may be desired after examination). 42. Forms 3848-T monthly reports from central accounting offices covering
indemnity claims involving insured and C. 0. D. parcels prior to June 1,
1930 (except certain reports which may be desired after examination). 43. Annual statistical reports, cards, forms, prior to the fiscal year 1929.
DIVISION OF FINANCE
44: Carbon copies of monthly statement to General Accounting Office, rendered
by superintendent, division of finance, from February, 1909, to June, 1922. 45. Correspondence regarding undeliverable checks of the superintendent,
division of finance, more than 3 years old, prior to July 1, 1928. 46. Correspondence relating to purchase of money orders, drafts, and bills of ex
change more than 3 years old, prior to July 1, 1928. 47. Carbons of remittance letters, forms 3034 and 3033, more than 3 years old,
prior to July 1, 1928. 48 Stubs of checks issued by the superintendent, division of finance, prior to
July 1, 1926. 49 Memorandum receipts of Treasury Department for funds received (in book
form) more than 3 years old, prior to July 1, 1928. 50. Old correspondence, 2,600, concerning undeliverable warrants more than 3
years old. 51. Form 6598, certificate of deposit of postal funds more than 1 year old, prior
to July 1, 1930. 52. Form 3032, semimonthly report of receipts and expenditures at depository
post offices more than 1 year old, prior to July 1, 1930. 53. Card Form 3010, record of warrant payments, 1909 to 1914. 54. Card Form 3062, monthly statement of postal receipts, prior to May, 1930. 55. Special reports of inspectors prior to July 1, 1926. 56. Miscellaneous correspondence more than 4 years old. 57. Correspondence with postmasters at offices discontinued as postal-savings
depositories, 1925–26. 58. Correspondence with banks discontinued as postal-savings qualified banks,
1926. 59. Routine inspection reports on postal-savings depository offices, 1925 to 1926. 60. Letters of transmittal from banks, 1930. 61. Correspondence with postmasters at offices not designated as postal-savings
depositories, 1927 to 1930.
DIVISION OF POSTAL SAVINGS
62. Correspondence with postmaster at depository offices, 1923–1925. 63. Certificate of deposit (PS 400) issued by qualified banks to postmasters
making deposits of postal savings funds, 1930. 64. Books of record received from discontinued postal savings depository offices,
1930. 65. Reports of postmasters on the question of extra expense on account of trans
acting postal savings business, 1928.
OFFICE OF THE FOURTH Assistant PostMASTER GENERAL
DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE SERVICE 1. Vehicle hire allowance files, prior to June 30, 1928. 2. Screen wagon contract files relating to fines and deductions, etc., with post
master's report of service performed and correspondence incident thereto, prior to June 30, 1927.
DIVISION OF TOPOGRAPHY 3. Obsolete requisitions and correspondence pertaining to maps, zone keys,
post-office sites, rural routes, etc., prior to July 1, 1931.
DIVISION OF POST-OFFICE QUARTERS
4. Correspondence pertaining to the granting of allowance for rent, light, and
fuel at post offices on a rental basis, prior to November 1, 1926.
6. Correspondence relating to letter-box locks and keys, prior to December 31, 1927.
DIVISION OF EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES 6. Authorizations, requisitions, and correspondence relating to supplies, prior
to December 31, 1928. 7. Filled and discontinued money-order record cards, prior to December 31, 1926. 8. Order sheets on Public Printer for money-order forms, domestic and inter
national, Forms 4657 and 4657-A, prior to December 31, 1921. 9. Traveling mechanicians report, Forms E and S 140, prior to December 31,
1928. 10. Form 4640, take-off card, prior to December 31, 1928. 11. Requisition for penalty envelopes, prior to December 31, 1928. 12. Record cards for printed facing slips for R. M. S., first to fifteenth divisions,
obsolete. 13. Requisitions for printed facing slips and strip labels prior to December 31,
1929. 14. Envelope orders from contractors, prior to December 31, 1928. 15. Authorizations, requisitions, and correspondence with post-office inspectors,
prior to December 31, 1928. 16. Authorizations, requisitions, and correspondence with Railway Mail Service,
prior to December 31, 1928. 17. Record sheets and cards for stock in stockroom.
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS,
Washington, December 18, 1931. MY DEAR Sir: Referring to the typewritten list of “Records, papers and documents recommended for destruction,” forwarded by your department under the terms of the Executive Order No. 1499, dated March 16, 1912:
The matter has had the attention of the chief of our division of manuscripts, who now reports that this list seems to indicate no material that needs to be preserved on account of any historical interest. The list is therefore returned herewith. Very truly yours,
HERBERT PUTNAM, Librarian. Hon. A. T. Davis, Chief Clerk, Post Office Department.
720 CONGRESS | HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 18t Session
AGRICULTURAL APPROPRIATION BILL, FISCAL YEAR
JANUARY 18, 1932.-Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the
state of the Union and ordered to be printed
Mr. BUCHANAN, from the Committee on Appropriations, submitted
(To accompany H. R. 7912)
The Committee on Appropriations submits the following report in explanation of the accompanying bill making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year 1933:
SCOPE OF THE BILL
The bill embraces regular annual appropriations for the various branches of the Government service under the jurisdiction of the Department of Agriculture.
Å detailed tabulation will be found at the end of this report giving for each appropriation in this bill the amount appropriated for the fiscal year 1932, including amounts in deficiency and other acts, and the Budget estimates for the fiscal year 1933, together with the increase or decrease in appropriations and estimates as compared with the amounts recommended in the bill.
APPROPRIATIONS AND ESTIMATES
The estimates upon which this bill is based were submitted by the President in the Budget and will be found in detail in Chapter III of that document, pages 67 to 199, inclusive.
The amount recommended to be appropriated in the bill, as compared with the 1932 appropriations and the Budget estimates for