TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «POSTRIDER»
The term «postrider» is regularly used and occupies the 106.664
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POSTRIDER»
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Write him a letter — send it by the postrider — urge upon him the enormous
importance of his getting here by tomorrow morning. MCKEEN Well, I can try it.
FRANKLIN Do, Mr. McKeen, for we must have unanimous action on this question!
Bellows Falls, Saxtons River and Westminster: A History of ...
When Vermont was an independent republic with no ties to other states or
nations, Governor Chittenden established the first post office in the state in
Bennington and had a postrider deliver mail. The postrider would go between
Albany, New ...
Secession and the U. S. Mail: The Postal Service, the South, ...
71 The postrider and the post office were living proof that a United States
Government did indeed exist. at times it was the postal service that was the first
representative of the new government in expanding federal influence to frontier
A Collection of Songs of the American Press, and other poems ...
POSTRIDER'S NOTICE. A postrider of Troy in 1799 closed his public notice with
the following stanza, and gave a woodcut of which this is a facsimile. O'er rugged
hills, and valleys wide, He never yet has failed to trudge it; As steady as the ...
A Colonial America Reader:
If an informationwere lodg'd but an informerwou'd get tar'd and feather'd, no jury
wou'd find the fact." The governmentriders were in truth the chief offenders. Any
ship's captain, or wagondriver, or postrider could carry merchandise; therefore ...
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Anna Green Winslow, Alice Morse Earle, 2014
The postrider traveled on horseback, of course, carrying his mail in a couple of
saddlebags. At first he went only so far and so fast as his horse's strength would
allow and laid over until the next day, or the day after that if the weather was bad.
Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History. Vol. ...
The Mexican postrider carried the mail between Chihuahua and Santa Fe over
this route, though since the raiding Indians had become active, he could not keep
his schedule of two trips a month. Most writers sent their letters by private hands,
In My Power: Letter Writing and Communications in Early America
He arranged for nothing more than hiring a postrider who would report
exclusively to the governors of each of the three colonies — essentially an official
courier. The postrider was instructed to blaze a trail through the apparent
Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin ...
During the many years that postrider John Swaney carried the mail along the
Natchez Trace, he was reputed to have failed only once to keep his schedule.
Among the postriders' many advantages was the fact that they were easy to
monitor: in ...
Richard R. JOHN, Richard R John, 2009
The Planting of Civilization in Western Pennsylvania
For a few months one of the trips each week was made by postrider, but before
the end of the year the stages were running semiweekly. In general the mail
service by stage was more satisfactory than by rider, but there were still
complaints of ...
Solon J. Buck, Elizabeth Buck, 1976
3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POSTRIDER»
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July 4, 1964: Postrider Re-Enacts Delivering News Of The …
On July 4, 1964, just months before The Courant's 200th anniversary, a postrider re-enacted delivering the Declaration of Independence to The ... «Hartford Courant, Jul 15»
Spot the fraud: consumer alert about package delivery schemes
Finally, watch for poor grammar. In the case of the fraudulent e-mails Vrontikis showed us, the scammer uses the word "postrider" instead of the ... «ksl.com, Dec 13»
Fed Ex: Beware of Bogus Email
Our postrider was unable to deliver the parcel to you. To receive a parcel, please, go to the nearest our (sic) office and show this postal receipt.". «1011now, Dec 12»