UNITED STATES ~ POSTAL SERVICE
you for your request for information on Elizabeth Balfour and the Salisbury,
North Carolina, Post Office.
am enclosing a list of postmasters and their appointment dates for the Salisbury
Post Office, which was established on June 12, 1792, with George Lauman as the
am also enclosing a copy of a letter prepared by this office on the subject of
Elizabeth Balfour’s service at Salisbury, including transcripts of letters to
her from Postmasters General Joseph Habersham (1795-1801) and Gideon Granger
(1801-1814), as reproduced in National Archives Microfilm Publication 601, Letters Sent by the Postmaster General, 1789-1836.
(Copies of particular letters can be obtained
from the National Archives and Records Administration, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue,
Northwest, Washington, D.C. 20408-0001.)
enclosed, for your interest, is a handout prepared by this office which
discusses early women postmasters.
hope this information is helpful.
Lynch Research Assistant, Postal History Corporate Information Services
L’ENFANT PLAZA SW, Room 10340
Washington DC 20260-0012
(202) 268-2074 Fax: (202) 26S-5413