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Postal history in the Texas Panhandle

United States. National Archives.

Postal history in the Texas Panhandle

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Published by Panhandle-Plains Historical Society in Canyon, Texas .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Postal service -- Texas -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled from postal records in the National Archives by Arthur Hecht.
      ContributionsHecht, Arthur, 1933- comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE63756.A1T5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination58 p.
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5845146M
      LC Control Number62002889
      OCLC/WorldCa970428

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Postal history in the Texas Panhandle by United States. National Archives. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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