Post Office Book, 1748-1752

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TITLE INFORMATION
TitlePost Office Book, 1748-1752
Legacy Identifier
ASSOCIATED NAMES
CreatorFranklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
CONTENT DESCRIPTION
AbstractThis volume of 372 pages records receipt and dispatch of all mail in the Philadelphia Post Office between May 25, 1748 and July 23, 1752. Deliveries into the Post Office from out of town were listed, letter by letter, by the names of the addressees, weight and amount due, paid or free. Outgoing mail was simply listed by number of sheets and weight, not by individual letters.
Languageenglish (eng)
Subject (lcsh) Postal service--United States--History.
Subject (lcsh) Postal service--United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Subject (lcsh) Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
TypeText
Formattext
Formattext
Digital Originreformatted digital
Reformatting Qualitypreservation
ORIGIN INFORMATION
Date Issued1748-1752
Date Modified2017
PARENT COLLECTION
TitleMiscellaneous Benjamin Franklin Collections
Call NumberMss.B.F85.misc
URLhttp://www.amphilsoc.org/collections/view?docId=ead/Mss.B.F85.misc-ead.xml
ACCESS INFORMATION
UseCopyright American Philosophical Society. For reproduction and permission information, see http://www.amphilsoc.org/library/rights