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We are the only regularly Appointed Lackawanna Railroad Custom House Brokers

FOR THE Delaware, Lackawanna and

Western Railroad Co.
Over Which Operate the Following

Lackawanna Line
Lackawanna Grand Trunk Line

Wabash and Lackawanna Despatch

RAIL AND LAKE : Lackawanna Transportation Co. Lackawanna Green Bay Line

Northern Steamship Co. Minneapolis, St. Paul & Buffalo S. S. Co. Port Huron & Duluth Steamship Co.

Union Transit Co. Wabash Lake Line Detroit & Buffalo Steamboat Co.

Cleveland & Buffalo Transit Co.

We also operate out of Philadelphia over the Philadelphia & Reading Railway Co., and out of Boston over the Boston & Maine Railroad.

On application, we will quote you rates. Correspondence invited on all questions. Through Bills of Lading issued by our Foreign Agents.

F. B Vandegrift & Co. CURTOM HOUSE BROKERS New York,

Chicago, 15-25 Whitehall Street

315 Dearborn Street ENERGY




Custom House Brokers

Foreign Express

General Forwarders Fire and Marine Insurance Brokers



Drawback collected on all exported articles entitled to same, manufactured from imported materials


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Foreign Express TO ALL PARTS OR THE WORLD. 15-25 Whitehall St., New York. 315 Dearborn St., Chicago.

Rates on Small Packages of Merchandise from New York.

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Baltimore, Ma..... 25 25 80
Suffalo, N.Y......25 25 30 30
Butte City, Mont.: 25 30 45
Boston, Mass...... 25 25 30 30
Chicago, II.......25 30 45 50
Colcaids, Ohio... 25 25 401

Seveland, 060...25 25 35 40
Denver, Colo...... 25 30 45
Des Moines, Iowa. 25 30 45 60
Detroit, Miek.... 25 25 401 45
Galveston, Tex... 25 30 45 60
Indianapolis, ma. 25 30 45 50
Kaasas City, Mo... 25 30 45 60
Louisville, Ky..... 25 30 45
Memphis, Tenn... 25 30 45 60

inpospeda, Minn. 25 30 45
Moxico City, Mex. 50 60 90 1
No. / 25 30 45

25 23 25
New Orleans, La.. 25 30 40 60
Ceden, Utah...... 23 30 45 60
Omaha, Neb......25 30 45 60
Philadelphia, Pa.. 25 25 25 30
Pittsburgh, Pa.... 25 25 30 35
Portland, Ore..... 35 40 50 65
Pochoutsr, N.Y... 25 25 30 30
16 Joseph, Mo....25 30 45/ 60
El. Ionis, Mo..... 25 30 45 55
St. Paul, Mian.... 25 30 45 60
Ealt Lake City, Ut'h 25 30 45
Eun Francisco, Cal. 35 40
Seattle, Wach..... 35 40 50
Popeka, Kan...... 25 30 45
Poronto, Ort......
Washington, D.C. 25 25 301

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Tobacco in less than 80 lbs. net, except that

simples under 4 lbs., it marked “ Tobacco" op face of package, and prepaid at double


rates, may be taken:
Re prints of works by English authors. Repriuts of English
France.-Medicine, Plants with roots, Ham, Bacon. or San.

sage, unless accompanied by U. 8. Meat Inspector's cer.
Germany.- Plants with rootx, Potatoes, Ham, Bacon or San.

sage, unless accompanied by U. 8. Meat Inspeetor's cer
Russia.-Medicine, any matter unless packed in wooden boxes.
ANY POINT ABROAD.-Gunpowder, Petroleum, Ess 1-

Hal Oils or other liquids which by leakage are liable to
Whiskey, Wine, Beer, and liquore generally, including
ans preparation, whether medicinal, toilet or otherwise, in
which Alcohol is used, including Tea and Coffee, des
tined to Great Britain and Ireland, great care must be

taken to see that the exact contents are marked on face
Great Britain and Ireland - Info
Tobacco and Liquor must never be packed with
Ohina, Japan, and other Asiatic Countries.-Guns

and Ammunition are treated as “munitions of war;" and
all packages containing such articles destined for points to

the above-named couutries must be accompanied by an Austria.-Medicine, Potatoes.

other articles for shipment to any foreign country.

Invoice to save such packages from seizure, and the steam.
Belgium.-Beef, Ham, Pork.
Norway.-Medioine, Potatoes
All Live Stook, Poultry, Birds, Bees, etc., are charged for

ship companies from flaps and pedalties.
Sweden.-Medicine, Potatoes

At extra raies for care and attention on steamers.

General Instructions and Information Relating to

Shipments to Europe and other Foreign Points


Packages must be carefully packed with regard to contents and distance and in such manner as to facilitate Custom House examination,

While F. B. Vandegrist & Co. will exercise the greatest care, we cannot accept responsibility for damages to goods from careless handling in the Custom House,

Shipments must be legibly addressed in English, and street and number given on packages for cities or large towns.

The name and address of shipper must appear on every package, to

insure reports of refused or undelivered goods. II.-DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS AND VALUE.-Con

tents and value must be fully marked on each package or an invoice or detailed memorandum of the nature and value of the contents of each package must accompany goods.

Shipper will be held liable for any fines, extra duties or expense in. curred by reason of alleged false or inaccurate representation of what.

soever nature. III.-MARINE INSURANCE.-Shipments for foreign countries are

not insured by F. B. Vandegrift & Co. against losses arising from perils

of the sea, unless Marine Insurance is desired and charged for. IV.-FOREIGN CUSTOM HOUSE CHARGES, ducs and other

Governmental expenses are not included in any rates given; they must be guaranteed by shippers. A deposit sufficient to cover these expenses (known or estimated) will be required where absolutely free delivery to

consignee is desired. V.-PREPAYMENT OF CHARGES is compulsory to Spain, Por.

tugal, Africa, China, Japan, the Mediterranean Levant, Central and South America and West Indies, and on samples and packages of nomi

nal value to all points. VI.-LIVE ANIMALS will not be received for shipment to Europe until

after special arrangement has been made with us at New York. VII.-TOBACCO FOR ENGLAND, IRELAND, SCOTLAND

AND WALES will not be accepted in packages less than eighty lbs, net; except that samples of tobacco under four lbs., if so marked on face of package and prepaid at double rates, will be taken.

Tobacco must never be packed with other articles for shipment to any



Fresh fruits for Germany. Gunpowder, Oils, Acids, or any other articles of a combustible or an explosive character, or Petroleum, Essential Oils or other liquids which, by leakage, are liable to cause injury to other goods,

Medicine for Norway, Sweden, Russia, Franco,
Austria and Hungary.

Roses for Holland.
Plants with root- for France and Germany.

Potatoes to Germany, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, or Austria.

Reprints of Works by English authors of English copyright songs for England.

Packages for Russia anless packed in wooden boxes, otherwise they are liable to seizure as improper importations,

Vegetables and Live and Cat Plants, Bulbs and Roots

to Italy. IX.-Whiskey, Wine, Beer and liquors generally, including any prepa

ration, whether medicinal, toilet or otherwise, in which Alcohol is used, also Tea and Coffee destined to Great Britain and Ireland will not be received unless the exact contents are plainly

marked on face of packages X.-LETTERS must not be enclosed in foreign packages. XI.-BULKY or UNWIELDY PACKAGES will be charged for

at one and a half or double rates, according to size. Bicycles charged double rates, except for quantities of three or more wheels, when special

rates will be furnished upon application to us at New York. XII.-PURCHASES IN EUROPE will be made at regular commission


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