The History of the Post Office From Its Establishment Down to 1836
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The History of the Post Office From Its Establishment Down to 1836

By Herbert Joyce
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Table of Contents
  • THE HISTORY OF THE POST OFFICE
  • HERBERT JOYCE, C.B.
  • CONTENTS
    • ERRATA
  • HISTORY OF THE POST OFFICE
  • CHAPTER I
    • EARLY POSTS 1533-1609
  • CHAPTER II
    • THE BATTLE OF THE PATENTS 1609-1635
  • CHAPTER III
    • THOMAS WITHERINGS 1635—1644
  • CHAPTER IV
    • EDMUND PRIDEAUX AND CLEMENT OXENBRIDGE 1644—1660
  • CHAPTER V
    • WILLIAM DOCKWRA 1660-1685
  • CHAPTER VI
    • COTTON AND FRANKLAND Inland Service 1685-1705
  • CHAPTER VII
    • COTTON AND FRANKLAND Packet Service 1686-1713
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • AMERICAN POSTS 1692-1707
  • CHAPTER IX
    • THE POST OFFICE ACT OF 1711
  • CHAPTER X
    • RALPH ALLEN 1720-1764
  • CHAPTER XI
    • LEGISLATION AND LITIGATION 1764-1782
  • CHAPTER XII
    • JOHN PALMER 1782-1792
  • CHAPTER XIII
    • THE NINETIES: OR, ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO
  • CHAPTER XIV
    • FRANCIS FREELING 1798-1817
  • CHAPTER XV
    • IRELAND 1801-1828
  • CHAPTER XVI
    • THE BEGINNING OF THE END 1817-1836
  • APPENDIX
    • SUCCESSION OF POSTMASTERS-GENERAL from 1660 to 1836
    • SUCCESSION OF SECRETARIES TO THE POST OFFICE down to 1836.
  • INDEX
  • FOOTNOTES:
    • Transcriber's Notes:
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