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Untruth in Advertising: 19th Century Medical Charlatans

By Jesse I. Spector, M.D. and Donald Tocher

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The Amateur Radio and Postal History Connection

By Joseph Williams Cagnina

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Augusta, Georgia, Express Mail Covers

By James W. Milgram M.D.

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The Origins of Rural Free Delivery
An Emancipated Slave and a Georgia Politician

By Michael Wing

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‘Wild Pigeon’—The Caroline Carson Correspondence

By Patricia A. Kaufmann

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The Story of ‘Called Out’ and Related Markings

By John M. Hotchner

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A Postal History of Hooterville

By Steve Kochersperger

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A Rare World War I Cover from Army General Hospital No. 9 in Lakewood, New Jersey

By Peter Martin


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