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List of Postmasters
FirstLastServiceStateCountyPlaceNotesSrc
Hollis E. 1861NHHillsborough CoAmherst
Sidney 1837ILCook CoChicago
William 1824GAPutnam CoEatonton
Levi 1804GAChatham CoSavannah
Ephraim Leister 1860PAMontgomery CoNorristown
Julius M. 1849NYTompkins CoIthaca
Ansell 1840KYWhitley CoWilliamsburg
Bessie L. 1937NCBeaufort CoBlounts Creek
Edward 1869NCHyde CoFairfield
George 1796PAAllegheny CoPittsburgh
Hamilton M. 1889WVCabell CoHuntington
James Q. 1834MIMonroe CoMonroe
John C. 1875NYOrange CoNewburgh
Sidnie E. 1883NCBeaufort CoBath
Thomas E. 1872OHHancock CoFindlay
Wirt 1885MSHinds CoJackson
John 1833MDMontgomery CoRockville
John, Jr. 1817MDMontgomery CoRockville& 32
John 1802CTFairfield CoGreenwich
Elijah F. 1856KYWhitley CoWilliamsburg
James M. 1866KYWhitley CoWilliamsburg
Jerry D. 1885KYWhitley CoWilliamsburg
Patrick H. 1861NYOnondaga CoSyracuse
Park 1890VAAlexandria
Jacob E. 1866OHCrawford CoNew Washington
Daniel B. 1880DCWashington
Richard 1842MABarnstable CoBarnstable
Moses 1863INPutnam CoClovedale
Solomon 1855INPutnam CoClovedale
F. G. 1874INPutnam CoBrick Chapel
A. J. 1893INPutnam CoManhattan
Alonzo 1866NYRensselaer CoTroy
Dewitt C. 1882NYSteuben CoBath
Ichabod 1857MAPlymouth CoDuxbury
Judah 1800MAPlymouth CoDuxbury
Timothy P. 1853NYTioga CoNichols& 66
Cyrus 1867-1871MNHennepin CoMinneapolis
Truman H. 1911ALJefferson CoBirmingham
Charles M. 1868DCWashington
Elijah E. 1849SCPickens CoPickens
Ezekiel 1815LAEast Baton Rouge ParishBaton Rouge
Hugh 1821LAEast Baton Rouge ParishBaton Rouge& 29
Jesse D. 1859INPutnam CoPortland Mills
John P. 1875TXTarrant CoFort Worth
John S. 1889INPutnam CoPortland Mills& 98
Mary 1893WVHardy CoMoorefield
Pleasant 1836SCPickens CoPickens
Abner M. 1889VACulpeper CoCulpeper
Edgar, Jr. 1909VARichmond City
Almon 1824PATioga CoMansfield
Charles W. 1942PABedford CoBedford
Clarence T. 1921NCBeaufort CoAurora
George 1853MAHampshire CoHadley
George P. 1853-1861CTLitchfield CoWoodbury
Henry Crosby 1926-1935NJPassaic CoPaterson
Henry P. 1853NCBeaufort CoWashington& 60, 61
Jackson 1840OHLogan CoBellefontaine
James W. 1890NJBurlington CoBordentown
Jason 1820VTWindsor CoNorwich
John William 1870-1875OHCuyahoga CoCleveland
Judson 1830-1839NYBroome CoHarpursville
Martin B. 1900PAWayne CoHonesdale
Nathaniel 1811NYMonroe CoHoneoye Falls
Thomas H. 1873-1877INVermillion CoClinton
Thomas M. 1869NCHyde CoFairfield
William P. 1853MAPlymouth CoScituate
Pruden 1833NJEssex CoNewark
Gordon 1827VAFairfax CoFairfax
James G. 1837VAFairfax CoFairfax
Robert 1841VAFairfax CoFairfax
Samuel E. 1877OHLogan CoBellefontaine
Albert J. 1885MDMontgomery CoRockville& 93
Galen 1844MAHampden CoSpringfield
Robert 1870VTBennington CoManchester Center
Joel 1853PALackawanna CoScranton
Albert Raney 1861IAPage CoClarinda
Charles H. 1852KYHarrison CoCynthiana& 54
David G. 1934GAClarke CoAthens
Fannie B. 1933NCMartin CoWilliamston
George H. 1877PAAllegheny CoPittsburgh
James B. 1931PAAllegheny CoPittsburgh
John 1792PABedford CoBedford
Robert B. 1853PAAllegheny CoPittsburgh
Samuel 1820-1823PAPerry CoLandisburg
Samuel R. 1853TNDavidson CoNashville
Thomas 1800NCBeaufort CoBath
Charles T. 1892NYSeneca CoSeneca Falls
Clarence N. 1898PANorthampton CoEaston
Frederick N. 1859CTTolland CoStafford
Samuel George 1842-1845NYMonroe CoRochester
Eli Hoyt 1934-1954NCMartin CoJamesvilleOffline
Daniel 1811VAClarke CoBerryville
Daniel Read Jr 1898-1902KSLeavenworth CoLeavenworth
William 1824NYHerkimer CoHerkimer
George W. 1894NYTompkins CoIthaca
Samuel 1841MEKennebec CoWaterville& 49
Reuben 1841MABarnstable CoWellfleet
Reuben, Jr. 1829MABarnstable CoWellfleet
Chauncey E. 1899NYAlbany CoAlbany
James M. De 1885IAScott CoDavenport

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1PostmastersAL, Dallas Co, Selma
19PostmastersAL, Jefferson Co, Birmingham
1PostmastersAL, Talladega Co, Talladega
3PostmastersAL, Tuscaloosa Co, Tuscaloosa
1PostmastersCA, Los Angeles Co, Arcadia
2PostmastersCA, San Francisco Co, San Francisco
1PostmastersCA, San Mateo Co, San Mateo
1PostmastersCO, Denver Co, Denver
1PostmastersCO, Fremont Co, Canon City
1PostmastersCO, Lake Co, Leadville
1PostmastersCO, Weld Co, Dover
1PostmastersCT, Fairfield Co, Danbury
1PostmastersCT, Fairfield Co, Stamford
2PostmastersCT, Litchfield Co, Litchfield
1PostmastersCT, Litchfield Co, New Milford
1PostmastersCT, Litchfield Co, Winsted
1PostmastersCT, New London Co, New London
1PostmastersCT, Tolland Co, Somers
1PostmastersCT, Tolland Co, Stafford Springs
1PostmastersCT, Tolland Co, Tolland
1PostmastersFL, Duval Co, Jacksonville
1PostmastersFL, Hillsborough Co, Tampa
1PostmastersGA, Bibb Co, Macon
1PostmastersGA, Decatur Co, Bainbridge
24PostmastersGA, Fulton Co, Atlanta
1PostmastersIA, Boone Co, Boone
1PostmastersIA, Clinton Co, Clinton
1PostmastersIA, Dubuque Co, Dubuque
1PostmastersIA, Keokuk Co, Sigourney
2PostmastersIA, Lee Co, Keokuk
1PostmastersIA, Marion Co, Knoxville
1PostmastersIA, Page Co, Clarinda
1PostmastersIA, Page Co, Shenandoah
1PostmastersIA, Pottawattamie Co, Council Bluffs
1PostmastersIA, Poweshiek Co, Grinnell
1PostmastersIA, Winneshiek Co, Decorah
1PostmastersIL, Peoria Co, Peoria
1PostmastersIL, Randolph Co, Kaskaskia
1PostmastersIL, Rock Island Co, Rock Island
1PostmastersIL, Sangamon Co, Springfield
1PostmastersIL, St Clair Co, Belleville
1PostmastersIL, Stephenson Co, Freeport
1PostmastersIL, Williamson Co, Carterville
1PostmastersIN, Benton Co, Fowler
1PostmastersIN, Knox Co, Bruceville
1PostmastersIN, Madison Co, Anderson
2PostmastersIN, Marion Co, Indianapolis
1PostmastersIN, Montgomery Co, New Richmond
1PostmastersIN, Porter Co, Valparaiso
1PostmastersIN, Steuben Co, Angola
1PostmastersIN, Tippecanoe Co, Lafayette
1PostmastersIN, Union Co, Liberty
1PostmastersKS, Harvey Co, Newton
1PostmastersKS, Leavenworth Co, Leavenworth
1PostmastersKS, Shawnee Co, Tecumseh
1PostmastersKY, Barren Co, Glasgow
1PostmastersKY, Grayson Co, Leitchfield
1PostmastersKY, Jefferson Co, Louisville
1PostmastersKY, Kenton Co, Covington
1PostmastersKY, Livingston Co, Vicksburg
1PostmastersKY, Oldham Co, Pewee Valley
1PostmastersLA, St Landry Parish, Washington
1PostmastersMA, Berkshire Co, North Adams
1PostmastersMA, Berkshire Co, Pittsfield
1PostmastersMA, Berkshire Co, Williamstown
2PostmastersMA, Bristol Co, Fall River
1PostmastersMA, Essex Co, Salem
2PostmastersMA, Middlesex Co, Groton
1PostmastersMA, Plymouth Co, Brockton
4PostmastersMA, Suffolk Co, Boston
1PostmastersMA, Worcester Co, Fitchburg
1PostmastersMA, Worcester Co, Southborough
1PostmastersMD, Baltimore City
1PostmastersME, Cumberland Co, Bridgton
1PostmastersME, Hancock Co, Bucksport
1PostmastersME, Knox Co, Camden
1PostmastersME, Lincoln Co, Round Pond
1PostmastersME, Lincoln Co, Wiscasset
1PostmastersME, Oxford Co, Newry
2PostmastersME, Penobscot Co, Bangor
1PostmastersME, Penobscot Co, Orono
1PostmastersME, Penobscot Co, Patten
1PostmastersME, Penobscot Co, West Enfield
1PostmastersME, Piscataquis Co, Blanchard
1PostmastersME, Sagadahoc Co, Phippsburg
1PostmastersME, Somerset Co, Skowhegan
1PostmastersME, Washington Co, Danforth
1PostmastersME, Washington Co, Harrington
1PostmastersME, York Co, Kennebunkport
1PostmastersMI, Barry Co, Hastings
1PostmastersMI, Branch Co, Coldwater
1PostmastersMI, Ingham Co, Lansing
1PostmastersMI, Ionia Co, Portland
1PostmastersMI, Jackson Co, Jackson
1PostmastersMI, Kalamazoo Co, Kalamazoo
1PostmastersMI, Manistee Co, Manistee
1PostmastersMI, Ottawa Co, Grand Haven
1PostmastersMI, Saginaw Co, Saginaw
1PostmastersMI, Washtenaw Co, Ann Arbor
2PostmastersMI, Wayne Co, Detroit
1PostmastersMN, Hennepin Co, Minneapolis
1PostmastersMN, Sibley Co, Henderson
1PostmastersMO, Jackson Co, Kansas City
1PostmastersMO, Lawrence Co, Aurora
1PostmastersMO, Pemiscot Co, Caruthersville
3PostmastersMO, St Louis City
1PostmastersMO, Webster Co, Marshfield
1PostmastersMS, Hinds Co, Terry
1PostmastersMS, Warren Co, Vicksburg
1PostmastersNC, Franklin Co, Oswego
1PostmastersNC, Nash Co, Rocky Mount
1PostmastersNC, Wake Co, Raleigh
1PostmastersND, Golden Valley Co, Beach
1PostmastersNH, Grafton Co, Lebanon
19PostmastersNH, Hillsborough Co, Amherst
1PostmastersNH, Hillsborough Co, Milford
1PostmastersNH, Merrimack Co, Salisbury
1PostmastersNH, Rockingham Co, Portsmouth
1PostmastersNH, Strafford Co, Dover
1PostmastersNJ, Camden Co, Camden
1PostmastersNJ, Cumberland Co, Port Elizabeth
1PostmastersNJ, Essex Co, Montclair
28PostmastersNJ, Essex Co, Newark
1PostmastersNJ, Mercer Co, Trenton
1PostmastersNJ, Middlesex Co, New Brunswick
1PostmastersNJ, Monmouth Co, Allentown
1PostmastersNJ, Ocean Co, Tuckerton
1PostmastersNJ, Passaic Co, Paterson
1PostmastersNJ, Somerset Co, Somerville
1PostmastersNM, Sandoval Co, Jemez Springs
1PostmastersNV, Lyon Co, Dayton
1PostmastersNY, Cattaraugus Co, Salamanca
1PostmastersNY, Cortland Co, Truxton
3PostmastersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn
1PostmastersNY, Monroe Co, Rochester
3PostmastersNY, New York Co, New York City
1PostmastersNY, Orange Co, Port Jervis
1PostmastersNY, Seneca Co, Fayette
1PostmastersNY, St Lawrence Co, Potsdam
1PostmastersNY, Wyoming Co, Bennington
1PostmastersNY, Wyoming Co, Warsaw
1PostmastersOH, Auglaize Co, St Marys
1PostmastersOH, Butler Co, Oxford
1PostmastersOH, Cuyahoga Co, Cleveland
1PostmastersOH, Defiance Co, Defiance
1PostmastersOH, Delaware Co, Delaware
1PostmastersOH, Fairfield Co, Lancaster
1PostmastersOH, Greene Co, Xenia
1PostmastersOH, Henry Co, Deshler
1PostmastersOH, Mercer Co, Celina
1PostmastersOH, Montgomery Co, Miamisburg
1PostmastersOH, Sandusky Co, Fremont
1PostmastersOH, Summit Co, Akron
3PostmastersOH, Wayne Co, Wooster
1PostmastersOK, Kay Co, Blackwell
1PostmastersOK, McCurtain Co, Haworth
1PostmastersOK, Muskogee Co, Muskogee
1PostmastersOK, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma City
1PostmastersOR, Grant Co, Canyon City
1PostmastersOR, Multnomah Co, Portland
17PostmastersPA, Adams Co, Gettysburg
1PostmastersPA, Carbon Co, Weissport
1PostmastersPA, Franklin Co, Chambersburg
1PostmastersPA, Indiana Co, Indiana
1PostmastersPA, Lackawanna Co, Jermyn
1PostmastersPA, Mercer Co, Mercer
1PostmastersPA, Montgomery Co, Norristown
1PostmastersPA, Montour Co, Danville
1PostmastersPA, Tioga Co, Wellsboro
1PostmastersPA, Union Co, Kelly Point
1PostmastersPA, Washington Co, Donora
16PostmastersPA, York Co, York
1PostmastersRI, Newport Co, Newport
1PostmastersSD, Pennington Co, Rapid City
1PostmastersTN, Hardin Co, Saltillo
1PostmastersTN, Maury Co, Columbia
1PostmastersTN, Maury Co, Jonesboro
1PostmastersTN, Sevier Co, Sevierville
1PostmastersTN, Tipton Co, Covington
1PostmastersTX, Bexar Co, San Antonio
1PostmastersTX, Fort Bend Co, Richmond
1PostmastersTX, Hill Co, Hillsboro
28PostmastersVA, Alexandria
1PostmastersVA, Hampton
1PostmastersVA, Petersburg
1PostmastersVA, Washington Co, Abingdon
1PostmastersVT, Addison Co, Middlebury
1PostmastersVT, Windham Co, Brattleboro
1PostmastersWI, Brown Co, Green Bay
1PostmastersWI, Door Co, Sturgeon Bay
1PostmastersWI, Douglas Co, Superior
1PostmastersWI, Rock Co, Beloit
1PostmastersWV, Harrison Co, Clarksburg
1PostmastersWV, Mercer Co, Bluefield
2PostmastersWV, Monongalia Co, Morgantown
1PostmastersWV, Monongalia Co, Richard
1PostmastersWV, Preston Co, Masontown
1PostmastersWV, Preston Co, Tunnelton
1PostmastersWV, Ritchie Co, Harrisville
1PostmastersWY, Laramie Co, Cheyenne

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18 May 2021Medical Directory of Greater Boston, 1915-19164,145
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10 May 2021Boston City Directory, 1855166
09 May 2021Manual of the Public Schools of Boston, 18801,052
09 May 2021Manual of the Public Schools of Boston, 1870532
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03 Apr 2021Dallas City Directory, 19098,632
01 Apr 2021Manchester City Directory, 1915208
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01 Apr 2021Lowell, MA City Documents, 187566
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31 Mar 2021Topeka City Directory, 1902148
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25 Mar 2021Muncie City Directory, 1934908
25 Mar 2021Fall River City Directory, 1905326
24 Mar 2021Fall River City Directory, 1921606
21 Mar 2021Directory of the Chicago public schools, 1916-77,811
21 Mar 2021Washington City Directory, 192192
20 Mar 2021Directory of Indianapolis public schools, 1937-82,413
19 Mar 2021Indianapolis City Directory, 1891551
19 Mar 2021High schools of New York city, 19212,582
18 Mar 2021Directory of teachers in the public schools, NYC, 190514,207
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16 Mar 2021History of the city of Toledo248
15 Mar 2021Cleveland OH City Directory, 1879470
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14 Mar 2021Buffalo City Directory 1893835
13 Mar 2021Baltimore City Directory 191553
12 Mar 2021Directory of the schools of Baltimore, 1926-73,128
11 Mar 2021DC School Graduates, 1914447
11 Mar 2021Report of the BOE to DC, 191484
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10 Mar 2021Report of the BOE to Commissioners of District of Columbia176
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