First U.S. Postal Card issued (26 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)
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In 1873, the Postmaster General of the United States, John Creswell, issued the first pre-stamped 'penny postcard'. The postcard had been patented by John P. Charlton in 1861.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "First U.S. Postal Card issued". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 20 December 2011
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5974, accessed 26 September 2017.]

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