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    [Bradford West Davis]
    Creation Date: Oct. 13, 1890
    Catalog ID: C2015.0.58
    Photographic portrait, head and shoulders, of Bradford West Davis, of Olympia, WA, Thurston County. He is a young man with close-cropped hair, a mustache, and a slight beard. He is wearing a double breasted suit with contrasting piping. A lapel pin is pinned to his lapel. He is wearing a white shirt with high collar and checked tie. Bradford Davis was an early pioneer, an assistant postmaster, builder, and first Secretary of Washington State.
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    [James N. Gale]
    Creation Date: 1870-1880
    Catalog ID: C2017.0.193
    Photographic portrait, head and shoulders, of a man identified as James N. Gale, sometime postmaster and editor, of Olympia, W.T., Thurston County. He has thinning hair, a full mustache and very full mutton chops. He is wearing a light-colored tweed suit, a white shirt and bow tie.
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    [Val Milroy]
    Creation Date: ca. 1891
    Catalog ID: C2015.0.112
    Photographic portrait, head and shoulders, of Olympia, WA, Thurston County resident Val Milroy. He is a young to middle-aged man. His hair is parted on the side. He has a mustache. He is wearing a suit with a vest, white shirt, and bow tie. Val's father, General Robert H. Milroy, was an Indian agent for Washington territory. Val was postmaster at Olympia. Photo by Frank G. Abell, ca. 1891.
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    [A.J. Burr]
    Creation Date: 1880-1900
    Catalog ID: C1951.285.9
    Call Number: C1951.285.9
    Photograph of older man, A. J. Burr, standing under an apple tree with a staff in his hand, identified as "probably" A.J. Burr, pioneer, of Olympia, W.T., Thurston County. He is dressed in light trousers, a long dark coat, and a derby hat. He has a white beard and mustache. Two poles prop up branches loaded with apples.
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    [cancellation stamp for the US Bank of Washington and the Tacoma Philatelic Station]
    Creation Date: 1980-2006
    Catalog ID: 2007.52.142
    Cancellation stamp made by Tacoma Rubber Stamp in Tacoma, WA, ca. 1980-2006. Pertaining to the United States Bank of Washington and the Tacoma Philatelic Station. Plastic covered white paper with black print is covered by a piece of yellow paper with green hand written lettering. Yellow paper held in place by several pieces of clear adhesive tape. Black sticker with silver colored lettering stuck to side of handle. Brown rectangular handle made of wood. Lettering molded backwards into rubber on bottom.
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    [new and old assistant postmaster]
    Creation Date: Jul. 26, 1960
    Catalog ID: C1986.43.60.7.26.2
    3 Negative photographs of the new and the old assistant postmaster, probably Olympia, WA, Thurston County.
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    [Post office awards]
    Creation Date: Nov. 13,1961
    Catalog ID: C1986.43.61.11.13.1
    4 Photographic negatives of men receiving pins. Photograph ran November 16, p. 2 and accompanied an article about awards that these postal service workers received for safe driving, Olympia, WA, Thurston County. Pictured are Jess Leverich, postmaster, pinning on the awards; Dominic Wynee, David Johns, and Jenner Hanes receiving them.
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    Directory, Washington post offices and postmasters
    Creation Date: [ca. 1952]
    Catalog ID: 2007.52.12
    Call Number: EPH/383/D628w/1952
    [11] p.; 23 cm.; Complete list of post offices and postmasters (and postmistresses). Ephemera
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    United States Post Office, Larchmont, WA records
    Creation Date: 1893-1904
    Catalog ID: 2007.52.158
    Call Number: MsSC 234
    The Larchmont post office was established as a fourth class office 11 January 1891, in a Pierce County real estate development known as Larchmont, named after Larchmont, NY, likely the former home of the postmaster or developer. The locale was in the vicinity of South 96th Street and Pacific Avenue. The post office operated until 31 January 1905, when it was closed and mail service operated out of Tacoma. The collection consists of five volumes of Postmasters’ Account & Record Books, 1891-1904, containing quarterly reports of the business conducted at the Larchmont post office, including an inventory of stamps and envelopes on hand at the end of each quarter. Also included are lists of post office box holders and rents, dead letter listings, unclaimed letters advertised, property inventories, and daily counts of mail cancelled. Miscellaneous Post Office Department forms and notices are included.
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    Arthur Armstrong Denny papers
    Creation Date: 1851-1951
    Catalog ID: 1997.15.6
    Call Number: MsSC 100
    During Seattle’s early history, Arthur Armstrong Denny was its wealthiest citizen, who owned vast property, both real estate and personal, the latter covered banking, street railway, irrigation, and other properties. Besides business arrangements Denny served in several political offices. He was the county commissioner for Thurston County, Oregon, and then King County commissioner. Denny was appointed to serve as Seattle’s first postmaster in 1853. He was elected to the House of Representatives for the Washington Territory for nine consecutive sessions. He was the speaker of the House during the third session. He was registrar of the U.S. Land Office from 1861 to 1865. Denny was elected territorial delegate to the thirty-ninth Congress to serve under Governor William Pickering in 1865. After political office Denny took a half interest in Dexter Horton and Co., a bank founded by Dexter Horton and David Phillips in 1870. Denny served as the president of the Seattle and Walla Walla Railroad Company. He also was active in Society of Washington Pioneers and wrote Pioneer Days in Puget Sound. Also Denny was involved in finding a site for the state university and the foundation of the Puget Sound University and the University of Washington. The Arthur Armstrong Denny papers cover the years 1851-1959. The records divided into thirteen series: Correspondence, Family, Financial Records, Receipts, Territorial Delegate, Postmaster, Seattle and Walla Walla Railroad Co., Society of Washington Pioneers, Estates, Percy Bamford, Arcade Building and Realty Co., Manuscripts, and Miscellaneous Items.