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The Resource Old post bags; : the story of the sending of a letter in ancient and modern times,, by Alvin F. Harlow ... introd. by Joseph Stewart

Old post bags; : the story of the sending of a letter in ancient and modern times,, by Alvin F. Harlow ... introd. by Joseph Stewart

Label
Old post bags; : the story of the sending of a letter in ancient and modern times,
Title
Old post bags;
Title remainder
the story of the sending of a letter in ancient and modern times,
Statement of responsibility
by Alvin F. Harlow ... introd. by Joseph Stewart
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
HEI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1875-1963
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harlow, Alvin F.
Dewey number
383
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HE6041
LC item number
.H4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Postal service
  • Postal service
Label
Old post bags; : the story of the sending of a letter in ancient and modern times,, by Alvin F. Harlow ... introd. by Joseph Stewart
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-494)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The beginnings of the letter -- The earliest organized postal systems -- Letters and letter carrying of the middle ages -- Great medieval messenger systems of the Orient -- A remarkable family of postmen -- France and the first city mail service -- Other continental posts to the end of the Eighteenth Century -- The early days of the British posts -- British posts to the end of the Eighteenth Century -- The development of the mail coach -- The new era in postal service -- The overland route to India -- Glimpses of european posts in the Nineteenth Century -- Early colonial posts in America -- Colonial posts to the time of the revolution -- Earlier years of the American Post Office -- A period of magical development -- The coming of the railroad -- The era of cheaper postage -- The days of gold -- The civil war and afterwards -- the American Post Office and city delivery -- Ocean mail -- Stamps and letter-writing equipment -- Patronage, spoils and reform -- Franking -- Letter spying, public and private -- Postmen of the Air
Control code
16787784
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 499 pages
Lccn
28025325
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm01267048
  • (OCoLC)1267048
Label
Old post bags; : the story of the sending of a letter in ancient and modern times,, by Alvin F. Harlow ... introd. by Joseph Stewart
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-494)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The beginnings of the letter -- The earliest organized postal systems -- Letters and letter carrying of the middle ages -- Great medieval messenger systems of the Orient -- A remarkable family of postmen -- France and the first city mail service -- Other continental posts to the end of the Eighteenth Century -- The early days of the British posts -- British posts to the end of the Eighteenth Century -- The development of the mail coach -- The new era in postal service -- The overland route to India -- Glimpses of european posts in the Nineteenth Century -- Early colonial posts in America -- Colonial posts to the time of the revolution -- Earlier years of the American Post Office -- A period of magical development -- The coming of the railroad -- The era of cheaper postage -- The days of gold -- The civil war and afterwards -- the American Post Office and city delivery -- Ocean mail -- Stamps and letter-writing equipment -- Patronage, spoils and reform -- Franking -- Letter spying, public and private -- Postmen of the Air
Control code
16787784
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 499 pages
Lccn
28025325
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm01267048
  • (OCoLC)1267048

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