Ten Years Among the Mail Bags: Or, Notes from the Diary of a Special Agent of the Post-Office Department.

Holbrook, J.

Published by Loomis National Library Association., 1888
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Later printing. 432 pages; illustrations; black lettering and pattern design imprinted on the cover and spine. Contains his adventures as a special agent for the U.S. Postal Service. Includes chapters on western operations and setting up new routes into the western states. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Ten Years Among the Mail Bags: Or, Notes ...
Publisher: Loomis National Library Association.
Publication Date: 1888
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

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Book Description H Cowperthwait, 1855. hardback. Book Condition: Acceptable. There is no dust jacket, the boards are worn with bumping to the spine ends and corners. The hinges are broken but the pages are secure to the text block binding, the edges have tanning and foxing. There is a book plate pasted to the reverse of the boards. GRADED COMMENSURATE WITH AGE OF BOOK PLEASE BE AWARE THIS BOOK IS PRE 1965 AND THE GRADE WILL REFLECT ITS AGE Major signs of wear and tear. Very well read. Reading copy only. May not be for the collector or suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001783596

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Book Description Forgotten Books, United States, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Excerpt from Ten Years Among the Mail Bags, 1855: Or Notes From the Diary of a Special Agent of the Post-Office Department The idea of preparing the present work was suggested to the author by the universal interest manifested in regard to the class of delinquencies to which it relates, and the eagerness with which the details of the various modes adopted in successful cases to detect the guilty parties, have been sought after by all classes. He was also induced to undertake this series of narratives by the hope and belief that while it afforded interesting matter for the general reader, it might prove a public benefit by increasing the safety of the United States mails, and fortifying those officially connected with the post-office and mail service, against the peculiar temptations incident to their position, thus preserving to society some at least who, without such warnings as the following sketches contain, might make shipwreck of their principles, and meet with a felon s doom. It has been said that whoever acts upon the principle that honesty is the best policy, is himself dishonest. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781331593676

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Book Description Forgotten Books, United States, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from Ten Years Among the Mail Bags, 1855: Or Notes From the Diary of a Special Agent of the Post-Office Department The idea of preparing the present work was suggested to the author by the universal interest manifested in regard to the class of delinquencies to which it relates, and the eagerness with which the details of the various modes adopted in successful cases to detect the guilty parties, have been sought after by all classes. He was also induced to undertake this series of narratives by the hope and belief that while it afforded interesting matter for the general reader, it might prove a public benefit by increasing the safety of the United States mails, and fortifying those officially connected with the post-office and mail service, against the peculiar temptations incident to their position, thus preserving to society some at least who, without such warnings as the following sketches contain, might make shipwreck of their principles, and meet with a felon s doom. It has been said that whoever acts upon the principle that honesty is the best policy, is himself dishonest. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781331593676

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