Postmaster General Free Franks


Post Office Free Frank cover
CORRESONDENCE ADDRESSED TO POSTMASTER GENERAL MONTGOMERY BLAIR, 1861-1864. Montgomery Blair, a member of Abraham Lincoln's cabinet, rankled many of his associates with his outspoken opposition to radical Republicans.
He resigned his cabinet position in 1864 and lost bids for both the Senate (1865) and the House (1882).
Post Office Free Frank cover
FREE FRANK COVER ADDRESSED TO FORMER POSTMASTER GENERAL JOSEPH HOLT FROM POSTMASTER GENERAL HORATIO KING, ca. 1861. King served as postmaster general from 1854 until 1861, when Holt assumed office.
King left the position upon Abraham Lincoln's inauguration.