Various newspaper articles, editorials, cartoons, and letters to the editor from the past that may interest others.
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Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Boy Mailed Using Parcel Post (1914)
This brief article from Corbett’s Herald (Providence, RI) of 7 February 1914 reports that a boy was shipped home by his grandmother upon payment of 18¢ in postage. He arrived, the article says, in good condition. That probably would not work today.