mailed

mailed
A letter, package, or other mailable matter is "mailed" when it is properly addressed, stamped with the proper postage, and deposited in a proper place for receipt of mail. Texas Cas. Ins. Co. v. McDonald, Tex. Civ.App., 269 S.W.2d 456, 457.
Under rules practice in some jurisdictions, an action is deemed commenced when the complaint and appropriate entry fee is deposited in the mails under either certified or registered mail procedure; e.g. Mass.R.Civ.P. 3

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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