Erscheinungsdatum: 18.03.2018, Medium: Buch, Einband: Gebunden, Titel: Delivered Prepaid Price List, Season 1925 (Classic Reprint), Autor: Company, Weaver Gardens, Verlag: Forgotten Books, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: GARDENING // General, Rubrik: Garten // Pflanzen, Natur, Seiten: 70, Informationen: 78:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Blue Cloth w/Jacket on White w/Gloss Lam, Gewicht: 254 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jean-Jacques Renouard, seigneur de Villayer (June 24, 1607 in Nantes March 5, 1691 in Paris) was a member of the French Conseil d'État, which had been delegated special legal authorities by the absolutist reigning King Louis XIV.In 1653 as the tenant of the Paris City Post, Renouard de Villayer ordered letter boxes to be set up at different places in Paris. Letters, prepaid with a uniform postage of 1 sol, could be put in these boxes and were then delivered inside of the city within the same day. The receipts (billet de port payé), which were issued for this purpose and had to be attached to the letters as postage, are considered to be early precursors of the postage stamp. There are no examples still existing today. The so-called Petite Poste was an economic failure, but was later successfully imitated in other European cities (for example by the London Penny Post as of 1680).