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This is a certificate or diploma naming Winfield Scott Shields Postmaster of Marion Center. He was appointed Postmaster on December 26, 1890. He executed a bond and took the oath of office on January 2, 1890. The document was authorized by John Wanamaker, and bears a seal for the Post Office Department of the United States of America.
Winfield Scott Shields, postal service, Marion Center, Postmasters, Pennsylvania
Wanamaker, John, "Certificate Naming W. S. Shields Postmaster of Marion Center" (1890). Indiana, Pennsylvania in the Civil War. 14.
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