Telegraph Is About 10% Of The Total Postal And Telegraph Receipts. Telephone Receipts Are Excluded. Data For 1899-1933 Were Computed By Adding "Postes" And "Telegraphes". Figures Are Published For Two Years, The Last Year Given Was Taken Except Where It Was An Obvious Misprint. The Figure For March 1914 Was Misprinted In Vol. 77 (1915) So The Figure Was Taken From Vol. 75 (1914). Data Beginning In August 1914 Are For Non-Invaded Departments Only. Postal Rates Were Raised On July 17, 1926. Only Quarterly Data Are Available For April-June 1934. Source: Ministere Des Finances, Bulletin De Statistique Ed De Legislation Comparee, 1878, P. 365, And Successive Monthly Issues
This NBER data series m15012 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 15 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter15.html.
NBER Indicator: m15012
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Post Office Receipts, Postal and Telegraph for France [M15012FRM410NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M15012FRM410NNBR/, June 30, 2015.