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noun as in post office

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In response, the Charleston postmaster asked the postmaster general, Amos Kendall, what he should do.

From Time

We feel that we’re not being supported by our leaders, our postal leaders, the postmaster, we’re not being supported to accomplish our goal.

It was instead about states assuming mail works differently than it does — regardless of who the postmaster is.

Unlike our current Postmaster General, Hazard had long experience as postmaster, including arranging for exchange newspaper delivery, so he must have known what might happen.

From Time

She’s raising the issue in a letter she’s circulating among congressional colleagues that she plans to send Friday to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.

From Fortune

The committee chairman, Postmaster General Henry C. Payne, was a Wisconsin Stalwart, and the other members were on his side.

Former Postmaster General and Democratic National Committee Chairman James Farley was the first guest.

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has repeatedly called for Congress to enact legislation that would change this.

The postmaster was one of the china-eyed, corn-silk Swedes, and he owned quite a bit of Goldstone.

Bill Talpers, store-keeper and postmaster, looked out of the door as the automobile went past.

Dr. Franklin was then unanimously chosen Postmaster-General.

Postmaster Pratt appeared certain of better than a hundred, and so did the opposing party.

All the way as he walked home he had to fight with an impulse to go back, and persuade the postmaster to return the letter to him!


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to postmaster, such as: postal service, general post office, gpo, mail, po, and postal system.

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