Benjamin Franklin Papers

Circular to American Postmasters, 26 April 1770: résumé

Circular to American Postmasters

Printed notice: American Philosophical Society

[General Post Office, North America, April 26, 1770. An unsigned circular letter, by order of the Deputy Postmaster General, enclosing the table of postal rates established by act of Parliament and instructions for handling foreign mail, and enjoining the recipients to observe them.1]

1The table and instructions, which are missing, implemented the Postal Act of 1765, 5 Geo. III, c. 25.

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