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Bureau of the Census

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[[strikethrough]]According to our records your 1948 Census of Business report is now past due.[[/strikethrough]]

This report is required by law.  The Acts of June 19, 1948 and June 18, 1929 make it the duty of business proprietors, or persons in charge, to furnish the required information on Census forms. Section  28 (10) of the 15th Decennial Census Act (46 Stat. 21) is reproduced on the back of this letter for your information. The same law provides for confidential treatment of reports made to the Bureau of the Census.

Please let us have your report within the next [[strikethrough]]five[[/strikethrough]] ^[[TEN]] days so that the census may be completed as promptly as possible.  The report should be mailed to the address shown below.

Sincerely yours,

[[signature]] Melville J Heiss [[/signature]]

District Supervisor
Bureau of the Census

District Office - Census Bureau
641 Washington St. - Room 434
New York 14, N.Y.

Tel.: WA 4-1000, ext. 273
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