post office box


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post office box

n.
A compartment at a central mailing location, in which a patron's incoming mail is held until picked up by the patron.

post office box

n
a private numbered place in a post office, in which letters received are kept until called for
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Hiram Sloane told me the other day that a big envelope addressed to the Rollings Reliable Baking Powder Company of Montreal had been dropped into the post office box a month ago, and she suspicioned that somebody was trying for the prize they'd offered for the best story that introduced the name of their baking powder.
Then Census takers are supposed to be dispatched to any homes with residents who either didn't fill out a form or couldn't get one in the mail, because the forms are not delivered to post office boxes.
This firm, which claims offices in London, Dublin, Madrid, Berlin and Sydney, operates via a Post Office box in Huddersfield, Yorks, and a call centre in Ireland.
Moreover, whistleblowers should have access to a confidential Web site (but not an e-mail address, since e-mail is notoriously non-protective of anonymity), a fax number and a regular mail address or post office box.
Clark Company, Post Office Box 14707, Spokane, WA 99214.
So he subscribed, as he stated, not to be a supporter of such a view but "to see what the enemy is up to." Because he was disinclined to have the CFR know precisely who he is, he did something a bit unusual: He subscribed using a fictitious name and a post office box address.
The company was hiding behind a post office box and did not give me a real contact phone number or address.
ACT UP Philadelphia: http://www.critpath.org/actup/--mailing address ACT UP Philadelphia, Post Office Box 22439, Land Title Station, Philadelphia, PA 19110-2439.
Affluent Tanzanians and businesses tend to use post office boxes. As a result, a growing number of SMEs are targeting post office box customers.
conglomerate Ingersoll-Rand set up a post office box in Bermuda and registered it as its corporate headquarters, Johnston writes.
To accomplish service of process, Brockmeyer mailed a copy of the summons and complaint to Marquis at their post office box address listed in the 1997 edition of Marquis Magazine.
With white mail, it's important to use the appropriate MBNA post office box. For up-to-date accounts, use MBNA America, P.O.

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