THE NEW JERSEY POSTAL HISTORY SOCIETY was established in 1972, to study and explore the many aspects of New Jersey postal history.
The society produces a quarterly award winning journal in electronic and hard copy format, which publishes articles on a variety of subjects relating to this theme. Join the Society and receive NJPHS Journal.
NEW JERSEY POSTAL HISTORY SOCIETY LIBRARY
Section One (Articles)
Explore several interesting articles below on various topics.
Steven M. Roth: STAGE OPERATIONS AND THE MAILS IN NEW JERSEY
DOCUMENTS PERTAINING TO EARLY POST OFFICE LEGISLATION Postal Act of 1792
Ed & Jean Siskin: PAGES from the JOURNAL OF THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS RELATING TO PO LEGISLATION
Files relating to COLONIAL POSTAL RATES
Ed Siskin: Colonial rate files:
These last two are also available as .rar files
Ed & Jean Siskin: PAGES FROM BARBER & HOWE (1844) ON NJ POST ROADS
Don Chafetz Some REVOLUTIONARY WAR COVERS From the Award-Winning Exhibit of Don Chafetz
Richard Micchelli: NEW JERSEY CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC COVERS From the Award-Winning Exhibit of Richard Micchelli http://www.njpostalhistory.org/media/pdf/NJCWPats.pdf
A WONDERFUL ARTICLE ABOUT THE HANDLING OF FOREIGN MAIL IN NYC
Foreign Mail in NY ~ 1899 - great old article!
MAP OF NJ RAILROADS
Same as a jpg:
COUNTY FORMATION IN NEW JERSEY --
A document showing counties and when they were formed, with additional on the NJ capital
OUR COLLECTION OF NJ DPO WORD PUZZLES BY COUNTY http://NJPostalHistory.org/wordsearch.html
OR TOGETHER IN ONE DOCUMENT: http://NJPostalHistory.org/media/pdf/NJDPOPuzzlebook.pdf
A SURVEY OF NEW BRUNSWICK (NJ) STAMPLESS POSTAL MARKINGS:
NEW JERSEY POSTMASTERS of the STAMPLESS ERA, 1789-1857 by William Coles & Stanley Griffith – A listing of Postmasters from New Jersey towns between 1789 and 1857, when stampless covers were in use:
POSTMASTER FILES by COUNTY - not all counties have been done, but we show those that have been completed so far:
BURLINGTON COUNTY POSTMASTERS: Compiled by John Edge in his research for Burlington County Post Towns
CAPE MAY COUNTY POSTMASTERS: Compiled by Mary E. Law in her research for the Postal History of Cape May County: http://NJPostalHistory.org/media/pdf/CapeMayPMs.pdf
HUNTERDON COUNTY POSTMASTERS: Compiled by Jim Walker in his research for Hunterdon County New Jersey Postal History: http://NJPostalHistory.org/media/pdf/HunterdonCoPMs.pdf
SUSSEX COUNTY POSTMASTERS: Compiled by Len Peck in his research for Essays on Sussex County and New Jersey Postal History: http://NJPostalHistory.org/media/pdf/SussexCoPMs.pdf
BERGEN COUNTY POSTMASTERS has been researched by the Genealogical Society of Bergen County, and includes on their site a list of Bergen County postmasters. This links to that web site.
Full county histories of the above counties are available to NJPHS members. Contact your Secretary. *National Archive files are available for NPHS members wishing to research other counties.
Contact the Secretary at Secretary@NJPostalHistory.org
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