Non-negotiable bill of lading dated April 26, 1906, relating to the Lewis and Clark Exposition held in Portland, Oregon in 1905.
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And in consideration of the freight charges therefor, the said PACIFIC EXPRESS COMPANY undertakes to forward the same to the point nearest to destination reached by this Company, only. And it is hereby expressly agreed:
1. That the said PACIFIC EXPRESS COMPANY shall not be liable for any loss of, or damage to, the property above mentioned, which shall occur while the same is in the possession of any other carrier; nor for any loss of, or damage to, said property exceeding the sum of $50.00, (which sum, or any other sum herein stated, is the value of the property agreed upon as the basis of charges for the service undertaken, and to which the charges are in fact graduated and the risk of this Company limited,) unless the just and true value thereof is otherwise herein stated; nor in any event shall the said Company be liable for more than the true value of said property; nor shall said Company be liable for any loss or damage from the acts of God, or the public enemies, or the acts or restraints of governments, mobs, riots, insurrections, or from any of the dangers incident to a time of war; nor for damage or loss by fire, unless such fire is caused by the negligence of this Company or the negligence of its own servants, nor for any property or thing unless properly packed and secured for transportation; nor for fragile articles unless so marked upon the package containing the same, nor for any article consisting of, or contained in glass.
2. If any sum of money, besides the charges lor transportation, is to be collected -from the consignee on delivery of the property described herein, and the same is not paid within thirty days from this date, it is hereby agreed that the PACIFIC EXPRESS COMPANY may, at its option, at the expiration of that time return the said property to the shipper subject to the conditions of this contract, and the shipper shall pay the charges for transportation both ways. And it is further agreed that the liability of the PACIFIC EXPRESS COMPANY for such property while in its possession for the purpose of making such collection shall be that of a warehouseman only.
3. And it is further stipulated and agreed, in consideration of the rate of freight to be charged, that the PACIFIC EXPRESS COMPANY shall not be required to make free delivery of the property above mentioned, to the consignee at any station where no free delivery service is maintained by said Company; nor at any station where such free delivery service is maintained, beyond the delivery limits established by the PACIFIC EXPRESS COMPANY at the date hereof, unless expressly agreed upon and an additional compensation is paid therefor.
4. And it is further agreed that the PACIFIC EXPRESS COMPANY shall not be liable for any claim of any nature whatever arising out of the receipt of the property above mentioned, unless such claim is presented in writing within sixty days from the date of. loss or damage, in a statement to which a copy of this contract shall be annexed; and the shipper and owner hereby agree that all of the stipulations and conditions in this contract contained shall extend and inure to the benefit of each and every person or company to whom the PACIFIC EXPRESS COMPANY may intrust or deliver the above described property for transportation, storage or delivery, and shall define and limit the liability therefor of such other person or company. And by the acceptance of this bill of lading by the consignor, or by the person delivering the property to the PACIFIC EXPRESS COMPANY, the consignor and owner of the property shall become bound by all of the foregoing terms and conditions. ^-~v?
For THE PACIEIC E5§PKESS COMPANY. XtEAD THjS BILL OF LADING.
86 NON-NEGOTIABLE 311*1. OF UDING.
WHEN REMITTING- BY MAIL.
Pacific Express Money Orders
• Cheapest, .Safest, and Most Convenient. Sold at all-'Offices of the Company at Any Hour of the Day, and Ho Written Application is Required.
are lower than by "any c>thar method
security is afforded. We give a receipt with every
If a Money Order is delayed, lost, stolen or destroyed, on application the amount will be promptly
Our Money Orders are payable everywhere in the United States and Canada, and are accepted at par by Merchants, Bankers, and the Agents of Railroad and Express Companies.
Not over $2.50 charges 3 cents 5.CO 44 5 . 44 10x0 44 8 4$
Not over $20.00 charges 10 cents " 30.oo 44 12
40.0G 44 15 *• Over $100 at above rates
Not over $50.00 .charges IS cents " 60.00 44 20 44
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g 2 2 2 2 Z THIS ORDER IS NOTVAUD UNLESS COUNTERSIGNED AND DATED BY AUTHORIZED A6ENT OFTHE C6MW.NY AT POINT OF ISSUE.
AFTER THREE MONTHS FROM DATETH1S MONEY ORDER WILL BE wt0 0NlY8v'"r ORDER OF THE AUDITOR OF THE COMPANY AT ST. LOUIS. MO.
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April 26, 1906
- OREGON 606 P85