Benjamin Franklin broadside, Directions to the Deputy Post-Masters, for keeping their Accounts, 1775

Appointed Postmaster General by the Second Continental Congress in July, 1775, Benjamin Franklin authored and printed this broadside as directions for postmasters across the colonies to keep consistant records of incoming and outgoing letters. He includes an example of a postal account book in the m...

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Main Author: Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790 (Creator)
Date:1775
Dimensions:52.5 x 40.5 cm
Call Number:Ab [1775]-35
Format: Electronic
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Online Access:https://digitallibrary.hsp.org/index.php/Detail/objects/11473
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Summary: Appointed Postmaster General by the Second Continental Congress in July, 1775, Benjamin Franklin authored and printed this broadside as directions for postmasters across the colonies to keep consistant records of incoming and outgoing letters. He includes an example of a postal account book in the middle of the page.