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RG 3, series C-2, vol. 640
Memorandum Regarding Letters Addressed "Berlin"
Even after the highly-publicized changing of the name of Berlin, Ontario to Kitchener, mail continued to be addressed Berlin. In an attempt to end this problem, the Postmaster of Kitchener sent out a memorandum to inform clients of the change. This method was found ineffective and it was suggested that correspondents that continued to address their mail in this fashion were to be warned that their letters would be considered "dead mail" and not delivered.

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RG 3, series C-2, vol. 640, file "Asking that the name of the Berlin, Ontario Post Office be changed to Kitchener"

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