239 Joseph Adelman, Travel and Post in Early America

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How did the postal system work in Early America? How did people send mail across the North American colonies and the British Empire?

Joseph Adelman, an Assistant Professor of History at Framingham State University and author of Revolutionary Networks: The Business and Politics of Printing, 1763-1789, joins us to further explore how the early American postal system worked and how people and mail traveled around early North America and the Atlantic World.

Show Notes: https://www.benfranklinsworld.com/239

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