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1 "White Sulphur Springs Postal Mark".
White Sulphur Springs? 1828? 
(1" circular, red ink) as found on rear e.p. of two-vol. (as one) copy of Shakespeare Works, 1828. The rear e.p. of Vol. I has stenciled in red "W. S. Springs." The Shakespeare is bound in really nice mottled calf, w/wear at heel of bkstrp. Inner jts strengthened. Illus. consist of 37 woodcuts, all but one being ptd two per p. The engr. ftspc & engr. t.p. of Vol. I have departed. (4352634411)
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2 (Jameson, John)(U.S. Post Office) HISTORY OF THE RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE; A CHAPTER IN THE HISTORY OF POSTAL AFFAIRS
Washington, DC 1885 
214pp. First ed. Removed. 48th C., 2nd Sess, Ex Doc 40. 3 fold illust. No copies on line. Jameson was Supt of Railway Mail Service. (5961584787)
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3 Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads (CLAIM OF TRUSTEES OF A. G. SLOO FOR MAIL DELIVERY BETWEEN NEW YORK . . . AND CHAGRES)
Washington, DC 1862 
79pp. Removed. Bottom free corner damped. 37th C, 2d Session, Senate Rep. 63. Variations in delivery dates, frequency and more. (5935022691)
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4 Creswell, Jno. A. J. "STAMPED ENVELOPES" (CONTRACT WITH DEMPSEY AND O'TOOLE)
Washington, DC 1871 
44pp. Removed. Shenanigans on bids for printing in terms of quality, quantity and cost. Smelly, smelly, smelly! (5934415326)
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5 Creswell, Jno. A. W. (POSTAL CONVENTION OF 1857, MODIFIED 1869)
Washington, DC 1870 
125pp. Removed. 41st C, 2d Session, Senate Doc. 14. Division of postage among England, France and U.S. Much on international uniformity. (5935346619)
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6 Holt, J. LETTER FROM THE POSTMASTER GENERAL, TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE ON POST OFFICES AND POST ROADS OF THE SENATE, IN RELATION TO THE CONTRACT MADE WITH MR. BUTTERFIELD FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF A LETTER MAIL OVERLAND FROM THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO SAN FRANCISCO AND BACK
Washington, DC 1860 
5pp. 36th C, 1st Session, Senate Ex Doc 26. Removed. Vg. Could the Post Master unilaterally alter a contract from mail delivery from Mississippi River to San Francisco and back? Read the problem and see how the Attorney General's office decided. (5934455817)
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7 Kellogg, William (Committee on the Judiciary) POSTMASTER GENERAL'S AUTHORITY OVER MAILABLE MATTER
Washington, DC 1863 
15pp. Removed. 37th C, 3d Session, HOR Report 51. Shall the post master censor newspapers by forbidding mailing privilege. (5934374835)
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8 Key, D. M. OCEAN MAIL STEAMSHIP SERVICE ON FOREIGN COUNTRIES
Washington, DC 1878 
16pp. Removed. Includes China, extensive charting. (5961503805)
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9 Pacific Mail Steamship Company (Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads) U. S. Senate, 36thC, 2dSession
DC 1861 
77ppp. 1st Senate ed, removed from bound volume. Involves mail delivery via South America to San Francisco, etc. Much correspondence about who pays whom for what. (6026005968) 
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10 Postmaster of U.S. (and others) COLLECTION OF 18 HOUSE OR SENATE REPORTS ABOUT U.S. MAIL
Washington, DC 1860-70 
18 docs. From one to 122 p. All removed, three w/ damp stain. Steam boat transport, burglary, Pittsburgh, Somerset fines, Sandusky, Detroit, Augusta GA and other places. (5935468092)
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