United States Post Office, Lexington, Ky. Postmaster account book, 1813-1823, 1818-1819 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
United States Post Office, Lexington, Ky. Postmaster account book, 1813-1823, 1818-1819 (bulk dates)
Creator
United States. Post Office Dept.
Extent
.1 cubic ft.
Subjects
United States.--Post Office Dept.
Postal service--Postmasters.
Postal service--Postmasters.
Lexington (Ky.)--History.
Account book
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This is an account book detailing the arrival and departure of mail at the post office in Lexington, Ky. from October 1818 to June 1819. The book contains records for mail, listed according to the names of other post offices (e.g. Versailles, Richmond, and Cincinnati) of origin. There are also some miscellaneous papers in this book. The beginning date of the book is noted on the flyleaf, instead of at the top of the first page containing detailed information.

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