Bushy, the postmaster
, with another neighbour who lived east of us, stopped in to get warm.
The crowd filed up the aisles: the aged and needy postmaster
, who had seen better days; the mayor and his wife -- for they had a mayor there, among other unnecessaries; the justice of the peace; the widow Douglass, fair, smart, and forty, a generous, good-hearted soul and well-to-do, her hill mansion the only palace in the town, and the most hospitable and much the most lavish in the matter of festivities that St.
I gave good news of him for thirty years runnin', but aunt Achsy Tarbox had a ferretin' cousin that went out to Tombstone for her health, and she wrote to a postmaster
, or to some kind of a town authority, and found Jim and wrote back aunt Achsy all about him and just how unfortunate he'd been.
Good-morning," said the captain, cheerfully addressing the postmaster
Monsieur Gabelle was the Postmaster
, and some other taxing functionary united; he had come out with great obsequiousness to assist at this examination, and had held the examined by the drapery of his arm in an official manner.
There was no English mail-coach until 1784; and when Benjamin Franklin was Postmaster
General at Philadelphia, an answer by mail from Boston, when all went well, required not less than three weeks.
tells me his office has received letters postmarked Odessa for more than a year.
Very good, we will send a second wire to the postmaster
, Grimpen: 'Telegram to Mr.
The prelate asked himself by what infernal machination his enemies had succeeded in depriving him of the means of going further, - he who never recognized chance as a deity, who found a cause for every accident, preferred believing that the refusal of the postmaster
, at such an hour, in such a country, was the consequence of an order emanating from above: an order given with a view of stopping short the king-maker in the midst of his flight.
This we succeeded in doing, and he is now the postmaster
at the Tuskegee Institute.
At the Torzhok post station, either there were no horses or the postmaster
would not supply them.
I am going into town, Lord Tennington,' he said, as seriously as possible, `to complain to the postmaster
about the rural free delivery service we are suffering from here.