The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Postmaster Resignation from 1890

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"Major" E. G. Brooke is a well-known member of our Whitehall historical figures group. He came to the Jefferson Valley in the late 1860's, ran a stage stop on what is now the Whitetail road, was a member of two territorial and one state legislature, took care of his cattle and his family and still had time to be the Whitehall Postmaster. But, like many people today, there came a time to give up something and he chose his job as postmaster. The following is taken from the July 5, 1890 edition of the Livingston Enterprise which printed his resignation letter sent to Colonel Sanders in Wash...



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