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history of the post office of British North America, 1639-1870.

William Smith

history of the post office of British North America, 1639-1870.

by William Smith

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Published by Octagon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada,
  • Great Britain,
  • America.
    • Subjects:
    • Canada. Post Office Dept.,
    • Postal service -- Canada -- History.,
    • Postal service -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- America.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6655 .S7 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 356 p.
      Number of Pages356
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5417831M
      ISBN 100374974896
      LC Control Number73010051

      A more centralized postal organization came about in when the British Crown gave Thomas Neale a year grant for a North American postal service. In , the British government bought the rights to the North American postal service and appointed local deputy postmasters general. This continued until , when the colonists' dislike for Author: Lee Ann Obringer. A masterful history of a long underappreciated institution, How the Post Office Created America examines the surprising role of the postal service in our nation’s political, social, economic, and physical development. The founders established the post office before they had even signed the Declaration of Independence, and for a very long time, it was the U.S. government’s largest and most /5(62).

      A major history of the British Post Office. "This is the first complete history of the Royal Mail up to the present day, based on its comprehensive archives, and including the first detailed account of the past half-century of Britain's postal history, made possible by privileged access to confidential records.   by Sir William Smith This e-book text has been shared by Project Gutenberg This free downloadable e-book can be read on your computer or e-reader. Mobi files can be read on Kindles, Epub files can be read on other e-book readers, and Zip files can be downloaded and read on your computer.

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Excerpt from The History of the Post Office in British North America, The materials for this portion of the history are to be found in the records of the general post office, London, the British Museum, and in the journals of the colonial by: 6.

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An account of the development of the postal system in Canada, with a chapter on Hugh Finlay () and the introduction of (weekly) mail delivery between Quebec and Montreal in and between the province and the Maritimes inand the extension of the postal system into Western Quebec.

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The History of the Post Office in British North America Language: English: LoC Class: HE: Social sciences: Transportation and communications: Subject: Postal service -- Great Britain -- Colonies Subject: Canada. Post Office Department Subject: Postal service -- Canada -- History Category: Text: EBook-No.

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Get this from a library. The history of the post office of British North America, [William Smith]. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, William, History of the post office of British North America, With the British conquest, however, Canada came under the British post-office, which had been established as early as the end of the seventeenth century, and which early extended its operations to the British colonies in North America.

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Coutts and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Post Office Department hired post riders who would take desolate roads hundreds of miles through treacherous conditions to deliver the mail to the various post offices. One of these postal riders was Israel Bissell, one of the riders commissioned to alert the colonies that the British troops were moving in the early stages of the American.