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The U.S. postal system

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Published by The Institute in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Post Office Dept. -- Congresses,
    • United States Postal Service -- Congresses,
    • Postal service -- United States -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Held on Oct. 12, 1978.

      StatementJohn Charles Daly, moderator ; William F. Bolger ... [et al.] ; sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.
      SeriesAEI forum ; 24
      ContributionsDaly, John Charles, 1914-, Bolger, William F., American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6371 .U54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. ;
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4747631M
      ISBN 100844721433
      LC Control Number78066161

      William Oldfield and Victoria Bruce. Touchstone, $26 (p) ISBN Buy this book A captivating summary of the origins of the U.S. postal system adds intrigue to this lucid.   America's Original Gangsters and the U.S. Postal Detective Who Brought Them to Justice. By William Oldfield, Victoria Bruce. Atria Books, , pp. Publication Date: Aug Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (8/6/) Library Binding, Large Print (9/5/) MP3 CD (4/2/).

        The cost: just $9, plus $4 for postal delivery. The private United Parcel Service (UPS), on the other hand, charges at least $ for book deliveries. But just as the Postal Service is delivering more books, food and other essentials than ever, a crisis-related plunge in mail revenue threatens to bankrupt the system.   With her bookstore shuttered, Buckles is now relying on the U.S. Postal Service to stay in business. Honest Dog staff will even select a used book to “suit your mood,” based on your answers to a few personal questions. The cost: just $9, plus $4 for postal delivery.

      The U.S. Postal Service employs about , people and is responsible for the delivery of mail. Learn more about the United States Postal : Lee Ann Obringer.   By , the system that Franklin first imagined expanded to 8, U.S. post offices capable of reaching citizens in even the most inaccessible frontier villages.


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