The Lester Post Office was established in Broome County on October 9, 1883. Prior to that, it was the Judd Post Office. The first postmaster of Lester was Leman M. Judd. On June 15, 1904, the Lester Post Office ceased to exist and began receiving service from the Great Bend Post Office in Susquehannah County, Pennsylvania.
The Postmasters of Lester
LESTER/JUN/30/1897/N.Y. Black 25mm CDS used as a receiving cancel on rear of envelope seen below. Black WINDSOR, N.Y./JUN/30/8AM/1897/REC'D CDS also on rear, used as a transit cancel.
N.Y.& DUNK.R.P.O./1897/JUN/29/TR14/W.DIV. Black 28mm CDS with cork killer on 2 cent carmine. Mailed to Master Glenn Judd, who was the 8 year old son of the Lester postmaster, Lemann Judd.
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