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The Resource Story of our post office : the greatest government department in all its phases, by Marshall Cushing

Story of our post office : the greatest government department in all its phases, by Marshall Cushing

Label
Story of our post office : the greatest government department in all its phases
Title
Story of our post office
Title remainder
the greatest government department in all its phases
Statement of responsibility
by Marshall Cushing
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MDY
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
HE6371
LC item number
.C98 1893
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Story of our post office : the greatest government department in all its phases, by Marshall Cushing
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
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 city and the department -- The transportation of the mails -- How a letter travels -- The wonderful railway mail service -- The publications of the department -- Among the mail locks and the bags -- American mails upon the sea -- The pay and work of post office clerks -- Conundrums answered by the hundred -- Money orders and supplies -- The carriers, the sprightly men in gray -- Dead letters and live ones -- Establishing offices ; appointments -- Making bonds of $80,000,000 -- The inspectors, the eyes and ears -- Stories of inspectors -- Apprehending criminals ; preventing crime -- Stamps, stamped envelopes, postal cards -- Distributing stamps ; handling registers -- The much abused stamp maniac -- 2,200 postmasters visit 45,000 offices -- The oldest postmaster -- Oldtimers in the service -- The Louisiana lottery -- Driving the lottery out -- Devious methods of lottery men -- Green goods swindles -- Frauds perpertrated through the mails -- The curse of obscene literature -- Curious questions of law -- Depredations and robberies -- Smuggling in the mails -- The largest accounting office -- The women of the department -- Inside half a dozen post offices -- Post masters at a conference -- Postmasters West and South -- Clerks' carriers' organizations -- Medal men and record breakers -- Where postal laws are made -- A postmaster general's day -- Two beautiful homes -- A start in life -- The biggest shop -- Bethany Sunday School -- Four great postal departures -- Important postal reforms
Control code
927696
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
1034 pages
Lccn
09016667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Clothbound.
Other physical details
frontispiece, illustrations (including portraits)
System control number
(OCoLC)927696
Label
Story of our post office : the greatest government department in all its phases, by Marshall Cushing
Publication
Note
Includes index
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 city and the department -- The transportation of the mails -- How a letter travels -- The wonderful railway mail service -- The publications of the department -- Among the mail locks and the bags -- American mails upon the sea -- The pay and work of post office clerks -- Conundrums answered by the hundred -- Money orders and supplies -- The carriers, the sprightly men in gray -- Dead letters and live ones -- Establishing offices ; appointments -- Making bonds of $80,000,000 -- The inspectors, the eyes and ears -- Stories of inspectors -- Apprehending criminals ; preventing crime -- Stamps, stamped envelopes, postal cards -- Distributing stamps ; handling registers -- The much abused stamp maniac -- 2,200 postmasters visit 45,000 offices -- The oldest postmaster -- Oldtimers in the service -- The Louisiana lottery -- Driving the lottery out -- Devious methods of lottery men -- Green goods swindles -- Frauds perpertrated through the mails -- The curse of obscene literature -- Curious questions of law -- Depredations and robberies -- Smuggling in the mails -- The largest accounting office -- The women of the department -- Inside half a dozen post offices -- Post masters at a conference -- Postmasters West and South -- Clerks' carriers' organizations -- Medal men and record breakers -- Where postal laws are made -- A postmaster general's day -- Two beautiful homes -- A start in life -- The biggest shop -- Bethany Sunday School -- Four great postal departures -- Important postal reforms
Control code
927696
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
1034 pages
Lccn
09016667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Clothbound.
Other physical details
frontispiece, illustrations (including portraits)
System control number
(OCoLC)927696

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