Usage examples for Franking

  1. 10. The franking privilege ought to be abolished and the way prepared for a speedy reduction in the rates of postage. – A History of the Republican Party by George Washington Platt
  2. When franking letters he amused himself by changing the formula, " Free: B. Franklin" into " B. Free, Franklin." – Benjamin Franklin by John Torrey Morse, Jr.
  3. What is meant by the franking privilege? – Studies in Civics by James T. McCleary
  4. New members were beginning to lose the first gloss of their enthusiasm; the youngest no longer ogled the M. P. on their letters, nor franked for the mere joy of franking – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  5. With the adoption of the recommendations contained therein, particularly those relating to a reform in the franking privilege and the adoption of the " correspondence cards," a self- sustaining postal system may speedily be looked for, and at no distant day a further reduction of the rate of postage be attained. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  6. At the same time, an act was passed giving the retiring Vice- President the franking privilege for life. – John Marshall and the Constitution A Chronicle of the Supreme Court, Volume 16 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Edward S. Corwin
  7. Guided by these principles, Mr. Hill recommended a uniform rate of postage for all distances- a postage of a penny per half ounce, on letters, if prepaid, irrespective of the number of pieces, and two pence if not paid till delivered, the rate increasing as the weight advanced- a free delivery of prepaid letters in large towns- total abolition of the franking privilege. – Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland by Henry B. Stanton
  8. 20. Should the privilege of " franking be restricted? – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  9. A type- set label was issued by the Orange Free State early in the war to indicate the franking of official correspondence probably on military service. – The Postage Stamp in War by Fred. J. Melville
  10. The recommendations of the Postmaster- General in relation to the abolition of the franking privilege and his views on the establishment of mail steamship lines deserve the consideration of Congress. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  11. Should Congress prefer to abolish the franking privilege entirely, it seems probable that no demand on the Treasury would result from the proposed reduction of postage. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  12. The principal remedies recommended to the consideration of Congress by the Postmaster- General are to restore the former rate of postage upon single letters to 5 cents; to substitute for the franking privilege the delivery to those now entitled to enjoy it of post- office stamps for their correspondence, and to direct the Department in making contracts for the transportation of the mail to confine itself to the payment of the sum necessary for this single purpose, without requiring it to be transported in post coaches or carriages of any particular description. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  13. And the cost of franking a letter made that letter a serious affair. – Pebbles on the Shore by Alpha of the Plough (Alfred George Gardiner)
  14. That the laws relating to the Franking Privilege are not altered. – History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America by John Kerr Tiffany
  15. There is also too much reason to fear that the franking privilege has run into great abuse. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various