Montana Code Annotated 2003

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     69-11-301. Requirements for carriers of messages for reward. (1) A carrier of messages for reward, other than by telegraph or telephone, must deliver them at the place to which they are addressed or to the person for whom they are intended.
     (2) Such carrier by telegraph or telephone must deliver them at such place and to such person provided the place of address or the person for whom they are intended is within a distance of 2 miles from the main office of the carrier in the city or town to which the messages are transmitted. The carrier is not required, in making the delivery, to pay on his route toll or ferriage, but for any distance beyond 1 mile from such office, compensation may be charged for a messenger employed by the carrier.

     History: En. Sec. 2860, Civ. C. 1895; re-en. Sec. 5330, Rev. C. 1907; re-en. Sec. 7844, R.C.M. 1921; Cal. Civ. C. Sec. 2161; re-en. Sec. 7844, R.C.M. 1935; R.C.M. 1947, 8-418.

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