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American history through commemorative stamps

Henry S. Bloomgarden

American history through commemorative stamps

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Published by Arco Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Postage stamps -- United States.,
    • United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Henry S. Bloomgarden.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6185.U6 B55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination141 p.
      Number of Pages141
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5685661M
      ISBN 100668019042
      LC Control Number69017544
      OCLC/WorldCa47932


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American history through commemorative stamps by Henry S. Bloomgarden Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The introduction of postage stamps in the UK in May was received with great interest in the United States (and around the world). Later that year, Daniel Webster rose in the U.S. Senate to recommend that the recent English postal reforms—standardized rates and the use of postage stamps—be adopted in America.

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