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Armstrong, George Buchanan 1822-1871

Works: 3 works in 9 publications in 1 language and 97 library holdings
Roles: Author
Classifications: HE6475, 383
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Most widely held works about George Buchanan Armstrong
Most widely held works by George Buchanan Armstrong
The beginnings of the true railway mail service : and the work of George B. Armstrong in founding it by George Buchanan Armstrong( Book )

2 editions published between 1906 and 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postwesen ; Postgeschichte ; Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika / USA ; Bahnpost ; Eisenbahn ; Briefpost ; PostbefoĢˆrderung
George B. Armstrong collection by George Buchanan Armstrong( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters and testimonials regarding the founding of the Railway Mail Service by Armstrong, who was Assistant Postmaster in Chicago when the great increase of mail during the Civil War inspired him to persuade postmasters, politicians, and railroad executives to approve the new system, which was first tried in 1864 as the Dixon Air-Line, operating between Chicago and Clinton, Iowa
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Audience level: 0.74 (from 0.73 for The beginn ... to 0.99 for Armstrong, ...)