a postal packet


English-Chinese law dictionary (法律英汉双解大词典). 2013.

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  • packet — A small parcel. An old term of the postal laws for a written communication on four or more sheets of letter or correspondence size paper. Willianis v Wells, Fargo & Co. Express (CA8 Ark) 177 F 352 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • Special delivery (postal service) — Special Delivery is a postal service for urgent postal packets. Its meaning varies among postal services and is different and separate from Express mail delivery service offered by many postal administrations. Essentially it means that a postal… …   Wikipedia

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