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Object Name Container, Mail
Object ID 2003.159
Date mid 19th century
Description Pine sorting case with fifteen horizontal and three vertical compartments; metal strap at center for reinforcement; traces of some labels on some of the compartments.
Notes Donor card states "One of five sections used by A.E. Thompson, Postmaster, in the Woburn Post Office in the 1850s."
Dimensions H-15 W-49.25 Dia-5.25 inches
Accession number Lot 240
People Thompson, A.E.
Subjects 19th century
Boxes, post office
Post offices
Postal boxes
Postal service
Postal service employees
Search Terms Woburn Post Office
Source Albert Thompson