General Post Office, July.
On and from the 1st August next, all letters and packets for places
within the Unitd Kingdom, posted at any branch post office or receiving-office
in London, or within the limits of the London district post, must either be
pre-paid by stamps or be sent unpaid. Money pre-payment for inland letters will
no longer be permitted at these offices. Letters or packets, for places within
the United Kingdom, posted at the windows of the cheif office, St.
Martin-le-Grand, may be pre-paid by money up to five p.m., after which hour they must be
either pre-paid by stamps or be sent unpaid. These regulations do not extend
to letters for places abroad, which may still be pre-paid by money or stamps,
at the option of the sender.