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2 edition of United States postal history found in the catalog.

United States postal history

Richard C. Frajola

United States postal history

public auction, Saturday, November 24, 1984, 1:00 p.m. : including the Tracy Thurber collection of railroads, the Kenneth DeLisle collection of Hudson River mail, and selected other consignments.

by Richard C. Frajola

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Published by Richard C. Frajola in Danbury, CT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Postal service -- United States -- History -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsMarian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6371 .F72 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination69 p. :
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6888810M
      LC Control Number00511413

      The Columbian Issue, often known as simply the Columbians, is a set of 16 postage stamps issued by the United States to commemorate the World's Columbian Exposition held in Chicago during The finely-engraved stamps were the first commemorative stamps issued by the United States, depicting various events during the career of Christopher Columbus and are presently much valued by collectors.   Neither Snow nor Rain is a great study of the history of the largest letter carrier and the second largest employer in the US, or rather, it is a great book about the history of the US, especially the federal government, through the lens of the US Postal Service/5.

      The Postal Service provides a vital public service that is a part of the nation's critical infrastructure. The statute that created the Postal Service begins with the following sentence: “The United States Postal Service shall be operated as a basic and fundamental service provided to the people by the Government of the United States, authorized by the Constitution, created by an Act of. The United States Stamp Society has agreed to provide $3, to fund the digitization of the Postal History Journal of the Postal History Society (PHS). The Board of Governors believes that funding the PHJ digitization would be an important contribution towards philatelic research.

      Postage Stamp booklets issued by the United States Postal Service (USPS) or its predecessor the United States Post Office Department (USPOD) plus a local issue. Even if you only count Category 1 booklets the number of booklets that differ from one another is hard to determine. A dead letter office (DLO) is a facility within a postal system where undeliverable mail is processed. Mail is considered to be undeliverable when the address is invalid so it cannot be delivered to the addressee, and there is no return address so it cannot be returned to the sender.. At a DLO, mail is usually opened to try to find an address to forward to.


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