Sir James Graham holds a review of the London Postmen.

Sir James Graham holds a review of the London Postmen. Graham served as Home Secretary under Sir Robert Peel from 1841 to 1846, and, according to Wikipedias, “in 1844 the detention and opening of letters at the post-office by his warrant raised a storm of public indignation.”

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