General Post-Office, Philadelphia, May 1, 1776.

I have it specially in command from the Honorable Benjamin Franklin, Esq; postmaster general of the United Colonies, to request the several deputy postmasters to pay the strictest attention and regard to his directions and instructions ..
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Printed by Mary Katherine Goddard? , [Baltimore
Postal service -- United States, Postal service -- Law and legislation -- United S
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 15127
ContributionsGoddard, William, 1740-1817, United States. Continental Congress
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18183254M

General Post-Office, Philadelphia, May 1, I have it specially in command from the Honorable Benjamin Franklin, Esq; postmaster general of the United Colonies, to request the several deputy postmasters to pay the strictest attention and. General Post-Office, Philadelphia, May 1, I have it specially in command from the Honorable Benjamin Franklin, Esq ; postmaster general of the United Colonies, to request the several deputy postmasters to pay the strictest.

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Published in cooperation with the Sunday Times of London on the occasion of the Bicentennial of the American Revolution. Poster gives detailed information about Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War. Bradley supervised the move of the General Post Office from Philadelphia to Washington, June 1, (newspaper notices, May ) Bradley left Philadelphia arriving in Washington May 29 ; also, PMG Habersham was in Georgia at the time.

"Jonathan Mifflin is removed to a house in Market-street, nearly opposite the Post Office." (At about this time, Peter Turner was opposite the Post-office.) J Brick messuage and lot on north side of High street in Philadelphia, "adjoining to the Post-office," and now in tenure of John Linn, to be sold.

(Owner's name. – Ledgers of the General Post Office. – Record of First Postmaster General,by the Historic Documents Publishing Company in Vineland, New Jersey. A PDF copy is available for free at This book. Sources of Historical Information 7 may also be available from your local library through inter-library File Size: 2MB.

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Table of post-offices in the United States, with the distance from the post-office at Philadelphia to every other post-office here mentioned Published: () Letter from the Assistant Post-Master-General accompanying a specification of the various post offices: and of the compensations which have been allowed to the deputy post-masters, from.

Philadelphia jumps 5 spots up to number 3 this year, and falls behind only Boston and the Bay Area. The city’s rise can be attributed to investments from the city leadership, who have actively called for a startup culture to help funnel more resources to local entrepreneurs.

PHILADELPHIA July 4, - In language certain to inspire patriots, and gall the King and England, a Declaration of Independence was adopted today by the Continental Congress.

The Declaration is. Regulation of the mails. For the winter establishment, commencing October 1, The following are the times of arrival and departure of the mails at and from the post-office in Portland. Bibliography. Pennsylvania philatelic literature begins with: Pennsylvania Postal History by John L.

Kay and Chester M. Smith is the best post office listing. A Catalog of Philadelphia Postmarks 18th Century to the Present Part I by Tom Clarke is a catalog of Philadelphia markings. A Catalog of Philadelphia Postmarks 18th Century to the Present Part II by Tom Clarke is a.

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HMS Swallow () was a wooden paddle packet, previously the General Post Office vessel Ferret. She was launched intransferred to the Royal Navy in and was broken up in HMS Swallow () was a Swallow-class sloop launched in and sold in HMS Swallow () was a Plover-class gunvessel launched in and sold in David McCullough's book The Illustrated Edition captures American reactions in the immediate aftermath of the pronouncement, as the enormity of the action becomes clear.

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"In Philadelphia, the same day as the British landing on Staten Island, July 2,the Continental Congress, in a momentous decision, voted to 'dissolve the connection. The Post Office Building in -- photo NYPL Collection In the year that McKim, Mead and White’s colossal Pennsylvania Statio.

General Post Office Building, New York City, United States, Arch. The Farley Post Office building will find new life as. Continental Currency: Philadelphia, Febru Fugio, Mind Your Business: Poor $ Curtailment of postal service: hearings before the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, United States Senate, Eighty-first Congress, second session, on S.

S.and S. Res. to rescind the order of the Postmaster General curtailing certain postal service, April 25 and May 9, by United States (Book).

General Post-Office, Philadelphia, May i, A broadside containing an admonition from William Goddard, surveyor of Post Office, directed to deputy postmasters, and other post office business. Department of State Volume 1 Multilateral Department of State Publication Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, that The United States of America was invited to sign the original Treaty concerning the formation of the General Postal Union.

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UNITED COLONIES OF NORTH AMERICA, General Post-Office, Philadelphia, May 1, A broadside containing an admonition from William Goddard, surveyor of Post Office, directed to deputy postmasters, and other post office business.

The US Post Office was established by law under the Constitution, at first temporarily, 22 Sep. and then definitively, 20 Feb. Scale ca. Oriented with north toward the upper right.

Shows name and location of important buildings and wharf facilities. Inset: A chart of Delaware Bay and River, from the original by Mr. Fisher of Philadelphia, [ca. ,] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Vault AACR2. Montgomery Cunningham Meigs (/ ˈ m ɛ ɡ z /; May 3, – January 2, ) was a career United States Army officer and civil engineer, who served as Quartermaster General of the U.S. Army during and after the American Civil strongly opposed secession and supported the Union; his record as Quartermaster General was regarded as outstanding, both in Battles/wars: American Civil War.

William Goddard, newspaperman by Ward L Miner (Book); A just and impartial representation of a very illegal procedure of Mr. Henry Ward, secretary of this colony, in the execution of his office: humbly offer'd to the consideration of the public, but more especially to the freemen of the colony of Rhode-Island by Lover of justice ().

Postmaster General Timothy Pickering was absent due to his appointment as a peace commissioner for the Indian treaty at Lower Sandusky (GW to U.S. Senate, 1 Mar. [second letter]).Thomas Sloss Gantt (born c) was a physician from Maryland. For GW’s prior knowledge of this robbery, in which money and other items were pilfered, see Tobias Lear to.

The pictorial sketch-book of Pennsylvania, or, Its scenery, internal improvements, resources, and agriculture, populary described, Pictorial sketch-book of Pennsylvania | Its scenery, internal improvements, resources, and agriculture, populary described The fourth part has separate t.-p.: Locomotive sketches, with pen and pencil.

Scale ca.Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows name and location of important buildings and wharf facilities. Inset: A chart of Delaware Bay and River, from the original by Mr. Fisher of Philadelphia, [ca.

,] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. January Highlight: Superintending Independence, Part 1 D.C., showing F Street facade, possibly taken from the upper floor of the General Post Office", ca. courtesy of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division (Digital ID cph.3g) Mayor William S.

Stokley Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From May November Image of first few lines of the index to Franklin's ledger of Post Office accounts, reproduced in as The Ledger of Doctor Benjamin Franklin, Postmaster General, The ledger, which was maintained by Franklin and his assistant and successor Richard Bache from toprovides financial details on 72 Post Offices, listed in the.

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