Post Office Savings Bank Act, 1861

Postmaster-General may direct officers of Post Office to receive deposits.

1. It shall be lawful for the Postmaster General, with the consent of the Treasury, to authorize and direct such of his officers as he shall think fit to receive deposits for remittance to the principal office, and to repay the same, under such regulations as he, with the concurrence of the Treasury, may prescribe in that respect.