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Source Ref:
HOfM40003517
Dataset:
RPSL_Events
Date Loaded:
13 Jun 2019 11:38:50
Event Information
Event Type:
RPSL Head Office Meeting
Event Title:
The post in Paris up to the Revolution
Event Desc:
The French General post evolved from the Royal post in the 16th century. An office is recorded in the capital as early as 1576. By 1700 the post was well organised and to make the calculation of rates somewhat easier the use of departure marks became the norm so that the distance a letter had travelled was quite clear. Paris used paid marks from around 1703, the earlier ones in the form of seal like devices without a town name. The display begins with the development of the General Post in the
Event Place:
UK : London
Start / End Date:
31 Mar 2016 Time: 17:00 / 31 Mar 2016
Contact Information:
Who
Event Who:
Christopher Hitchen
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Grouping: RPSL Head Office Meeting Displays  31 Mar 2016 at 17:00
Item: The post in Paris up to the Revolution