Letters etc. per Orient steamers: return to an order of the Legislative Assembly dated 8th September 1880 for a return showin 1 The number of letters, newspapers and packets despatched and received by the Orient steamers since the 1st January 1880, and the amount of postage paid to the Orient Company for the same. 2 The number of letters, newspapers, and packets despatched from Victoria, including those received from other colonies by the supplementary mail forwarded via Adelaide by the Orient steamers, and the amount of postage paid to the Orient Company for their conveyance. 3 The amount of postages received by the government from the public for the conveyance of the letters, newspapers, and packets despatched according to the foregoing returns. 4 The time occupied by the subsidised steamers of the P. and O. Company in performing a similar service. 6 The loss which the general revenue has sustained by the decrease in postages on letters, newspapers, and packets despatched from other colonies by the P. and O. steamers

Other Authors: Jackson, Thomas William, b. ca. 1838
Published: Melbourne : John Ferres, Government Printer, 1880
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1880-81, no. C 8
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Item Description: "Ordered by the Legislative Assembly to be printed 26th October 1880"
"T. W. Jackson, Deputy Postmaster-General"
Physical Description: 6p. ; 33cm.