2. Explain something of the growth and development, problems, and history of the U.S. postal system. Explain how our postal system is different from those of some other countries.
DOMESTIC FIRST CLASS (NON-LOCAL) LETTER RATES DURING THE FIRST FORTY-EIGHT YEARS OF SCOUTING
OCT. 1, 1896 - NOV. 1, 1917
After the Boy Scouts of America was founded on Feb. 8, 1910, this Boy Scout local council cover was mailed on April 4, 1913.
NOV. 2, 1917 - JUNE 30, 1919
JULY 1, 1919 - JULY 5, 1932
JULY 6, 1932 - AUG. 1, 1958
Mailed on Feb. 8, 1935 to honor the founding of the Boy Scouts of America. This is the first day that a Boy Scout cancel was used in the U. S. This is the only day of the use of this ship cancel. The killer cancellation contained a slogan for "BOY SCOUT DAY".