The Postal History of NSW 1788-1901
John S. White - General Editor, 1988
Gold Medal award winning book
The first Chapter opens with the development of the postal services of the Colony. The next two chapters deal with Sydney - the history of the GPO and its date-stamps, the Sydney Town post, the 1838 Embossed Lettersheet, and the Receiving and Sub-Offices and their cancellers.
Then follow chapters on the Country officers including those in NSW Territories before separation, Inland and Intercolonial Rates, Free and Paid markings, Instructional markings, Registrations Services, the Travelling Post Offices, Ship dates, Military Mail, Newspapers, the Book and Parcel Posts and some Additional Services, A detailed summary of the postal Acts, a Bibliography and extensive Index comprise the latter part of the work.
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