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Postal Service in Blue Earth County
Excerpt from The Heritage of Blue Earth County by Julie Schrader, Topic 32, available in the Research & Genealogy Center. "George H. Marsh a noted horseman and adventurer, received the government contract for the transportation of mail between Mankato and St. Paul once each week on July 1, 1854. Prior to this, the mail came infrequently on riverboats.