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The romance of the British Post Office

its inception and wondrous development

by Archibald Granger Bowie

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Published by S.W. Partridge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Post Office,
  • Postal service -- Great Britain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Archibald Granger Bowie.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 160, 20 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24141342M
    OCLC/WorldCa13219075

    Nostromo Joseph Conrad, In a postal convention was concluded with the United States, whereby the United States post-office engaged to act as the intermediary for the conveyance of mails between Canada and Great Britain. The Golden Notebook Doris Lessing, Wolf Hall Hilary Mantel, The postal rates were, moreover, exorbitantly high.

    To return to our Home Page, click here. It is a novel for every decade, a permanent warning of the dystopian future ahead. Since then great advances have been made. Now we were all Wordsworths, but to the Post Office's great advantage. For current statistics in regard to the post-office, see the Canada Year Book. Atonement Ian McEwan,

    Is the Postal Service, once at the cutting edge of a communications revolution, doomed to become either a quaint relic of the past or a de facto subsidiary of Amazon? They hoped to establish a postal banking system, and to extend public ownership over the telegraph, the telephone and the railroads. After Charleston pro-slavery citizens broke into the local post office in and burned the mail, the postmaster general sanctioned the suppression of abolitionist mailings to the South, the first in a series of government actions limiting the free exchange of information through the post office. And it grew and grew, changing the nation's habits and landscape.


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About the post-card was introduced; and later a parcel post was inaugurated, so that Christmas presents, for example, could be sent by post instead of by express. Meanwhile the Department of Trade and Industry set up a zealous regulator, Postcomm, which on the one hand could curb rises in the postage rate and on the other could demand that the PO's monopoly be opened to private competition.

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