OFFICE ESTABLISHED ON THIS DATE IN 1775

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On this day in 1775, the U.S. postal system is established by the Second Continental Congress, with Benjamin Franklin as its first postmaster
general
. Franklin (1706-1790) put in place the foundation for many
aspects of today’s mail system
.

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