Companies & Agencies

United States Post Office Department
This was a Cabinet-level department. It became an
independent agency (the United States Postal Service) in 1971.
U.S. Post Office Department

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Posted by LoyalTubist at 12:17 pm (PDT) on Mon October 17, 2016   
U.S. Post Office Department began in 1792 (this seal was created shortly after that time). Pony Express began in 1860, which was a private business.
Posted by Bob Matthews at 11:58 pm (PST) on Sat November 22, 2014   
For anyone who doesn't know, the symbol represents "The Pony Express" - which was the forerunner.

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