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When and where first post office was opened?

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In 1639 Richard Fairbanks' tavern in boston was the official repository for overseas mail. Which could be considered the first. Although, William penn established a post office in Pennsylvania in 1683. Which is considered the first. Also, Benjamin Franklin was the first postmaster.

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thanks a lot in fact between you and me i wanted to give a double thumbs up but you know the system does not allows it.i was under the impression that postal system was first introduced in great britain tnks for clarification
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Actually, royal mail in London was founded around 1516. I thought you were talking about America sorry.
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thanks again
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