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Through the Post

Postmaster's Record, Jasper NY, 1861 (Newspaper and Periodical Receipts Collection)
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Another addition to AAS's Newspaper and Periodical Receipts Collection is this 12 page Postmaster's Record from Jasper, New York. This account details the newspapers and periodicals coming into the Jasper Post Office in 1861. The record is arranged by title, and then lists all subscribers beneath. Also included in some cases is the expiration date of individuals. subscriptions. Both local and national titles were coming into the Jasper Post Office, some titles including The American Messenger, the Northern Independent, Rural New Yorker, Child's Paper, Advocate & Family Guardian, The Morning Star, Seneca Falls Revelle, and the New York Times. The most popular title appears to have been the Weekly Tribune, with 90 subscribers.

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