The Blatchley Post Office was established in Broome County on May 5, 1893. The first postmaster of Blatchley was Achsa I. Blatchley. The Blatchley Post Office ceased operation on June 15, 1904, when service began to be provided by the Great Bend, Pennsylvania Post Office.
BLATCHLEY/MAY/4/1897/N.Y. Black 28mm CDS, target killer on 2 cent carmine Bureau issue. Backstamps indicate cover arrived at Great Bend, PA May 4 @ 1PM, then Windsor, NY May 5 @ 8AM, before finally arriving in Lester, NY.
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