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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: A nation is born, postal system begins delivering mail
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Roger Allen
Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County. According to the “Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society,” (1838), the first official postal dispatches were established in Britain’s North American colonies in Massachusetts Bay in 1639. In Stewart Holbrook’s book, “The Old Post Road” (1962), it was revealed that Charles II, King of England, in 1672 "injoined his American subjects to enter into a close correspondency with each other."
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