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The Semi-Official
Air Mail Stamps of Canada

Semi-Official Stamps
  The Era
  The Airline Locations
  Pioneer Air Mails
  Laurentide Air Service
  Northern Air Service
  Elliot Air Services
  Patricia Airways And Exploration
  Western Canada Airways
  Yukon Airways
  Patricia Airways Limited
  British Columbia Airways
  Klondike Airways Limited
  Cherry Red Airline
  Commercial Airways
  Canadian Airways
  A Rare Pioneer Find!
  About Amelia Earhart
  Sample Mail Contract
  About "Wop" May
  About A.C. Roessler
  Philatelic Glossary

Contract for the Conveyance of His Majesty's Mails

Before the Semi-Official Airmail contracts were issued, the government contracted with local firms to handle the mails. Below is a 5 page contract dated 1911 for Monday to Saturday mail delivery between Lakefield, Ontario, Canada and Young's Point, a 5.5 mile distance, for $280 per year.