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Lysander Spooner: The Man Who Took on the U.S. Postal Service—and Won

The American Mail Company successfully forced the U.S. Post to bring down its postal rates.

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  • Photo Credit: Alchetron
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  • Closeup of the American Letter Mail Company stamp of 1844. 

    Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
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  • 20 for a dollar stamps from the American Mail Company. 

    Photo Credit: Stamp Auction Network