Yet a half cent will scarcely pay freight for more than one hundred miles.
At present, brown sugar paid one and a half cent a pound duty, and molasses three cents per gallon.
Mr. Williams moved to strike out the half cent, and insert a cent.
I hear that in Montreal it was found necessary to use cent stamps to prepay the half cent rate.
At present the duty on brown sugar was one and a half cent per pound, and on molasses three cents per gallon.
The half cent is distinguished from the rest by its smallness—it is quite one-third less in size, but the device is the same.
"The Chicago price is down a half cent," answered the Marquis regretfully.
No half cent stamps being available, the post office department allowed one cent stamps to be cut in halves for postage.
A piece of the size of a twelve and a half cent piece, is sufficient to settle a couple of quarts of water.