The Colesville Post Office was established in Broome County on June 6, 1806. The first postmaster of Colesville was Nathaniel Cole. On May 9, 1876, the Colesville Post Office was discontinued.
The Colesville Post Office
Manuscript "Free / T. Ruggles PM / at Colesville, NY". Free frank of Colesville postmaster on letter mailed from Kensington, PA. Postmasters could send mail for free from anywhere.
Colesville/Feb 28 Manuscript town and date, Manuscript "5". Rate for under 300 miles per Act of March 3, 1845. Letter datelined Colesville, Feb 28, 1850.
Colesville/June 10 Manuscript town and date, pen cancel on 3 cent dull red (#26) on ladies cover. Letter datelined Allegany (PA) June 5th, 1860 written from one sister to another.
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