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the American postal system from Franklin to Morse

By John, Richard R.

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ISBN
978-0-67483-338-8
Publisher
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1995.


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Library Journal

Reviewed on November 1, 1995

John (history, Univ. of Illinois-Chicago) presents a thoroughly researched and well-written book explaining the history of the U.S. Post Office from the 1770s to 1844. The author asserts that two keys to the success of the post office were giving Congress control in 1792, which encouraged development, and appointing John McLean as postmaster...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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