Postal note

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Postal note an order payable to bearer, for a sum of money (in the United States less than five dollars under existing law), issued from one post office and payable at another specified office.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Postal note a note for a fixed designated sum issued by a postmaster, payable at any office
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. poste—L. ponĕre, positum, to place.

Usage

In literature:

There were also issued during the year postal notes amounting to $12,903,076.73.
"Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Grover Cleveland
Send Postal Note, Money Order or Registered Letter.
"The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 6" by Various
She loved the curt little notes in which Majendie acknowledged the receipt of each postal order.
"The Helpmate" by May Sinclair
Money should be sent by Post Office Order, Postal Note, Check, Draft or Express Order.
"Manhood Perfectly Restored" by Unknown
The work consists of engraving Dominion bank notes, revenue and postage stamps, postal cards, etc.
"Canada: Its Postage Stamps and Postal Stationery" by Clifton Armstrong Howes
It is interesting to note what at these three towns was the financial effect of giving postal facilities.
"The History of the Post Office" by Herbert Joyce
The Post Card and Postal Notes Act provided for the issue of those instruments.
"Our First Half-Century" by Government of Queensland
Eva had already written a little note to Lord Hayes, and told her maid to enclose a three-and-six-penny postal order.
"The Rubicon" by E. F. Benson
Send money by registered letter, postal note, or money order on Chatham, New York.
"Sharps and Flats" by John Nevil Maskelyne
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