The history of postal service of the United States began with the delivery of
stampless letters, ... Each of these stamps generally bore the face or bust of an
American ... Today, stamps issued by t...
Editorial Reviews. Review. “[How the Post Office Created America is] an ode to a
little-heralded .... Gallagher has made an excellent contribution to U.S. history.
Jul 8, 2016 ... In 1831 Alexis de Tocqueville celebrated the American postal system as a marvel
... emphasizes the achievements that made the postal system a crucial American
institution. .... HOW THE POST OFFICE CREATED AMERICA ...
Winifred Gallagher presents the history of the post office as America's own story,
... ideas and opinions and made it the world's information and communications ...
How the Post Office Created America has 60 ratings and 28 reviews. ... I agree
with her premise, the writing style made this a less-than-enjoyable read for me.
Jun 27, 2016 ... The history of the post office is nothing less than the story of America. ....
Restoring the record of how the post made us the people that we are is ...
Aug 12, 2016 ... In “How the Post Office Created America,” Gallagher (whose books ... mail
service, parcel post, postal savings banks and airmail — made the ...
Jun 28, 2016 ... You get both the positives and negatives with that kind of situation, but really,
that's what made the American post office distinctly American: It ...
Jul 4, 2016 ... July 4th: How Ben Franklin's Post Office Saved America. ... Benjamin Franklin
faced a similar challenge when he was made America's first ...
Jun 27, 2016 ... Marc Levinson reviews “How the Post Office Created America” by ... strings that
have made it difficult for the United States Postal Service to offer ...