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Etymology[ edit ] The word mail comes from the Medieval English word male, referring to a travelling bag or pack.
In the 17th century, the word mail began to appear as a reference for a bag that contained letters: Over the next hundred years the word mail began to be applied strictly to the letters themselves, and the sack as the mailbag.
In the 19th century the British usually referred to mail as being letters that were being sent abroad post office mail prices. Postal Service delivers the mail.
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The term email short for "electronic mail" first appeared in the s. Various dates have been given for its first use. Post is derived from Medieval French poste, which ultimately stems from the past participle of the Latin verb ponere "to lay down or place".
Here, a post house on a postal route in the 19th century Finland The practice of communication by written documents carried by an intermediary from one person or place to another almost certainly dates back nearly to the invention of writing. However, development of formal postal systems occurred much later.
The first post office mail prices use of an organized courier service for the diffusion of written documents is in Egyptwhere Pharaohs used couriers for post office mail prices diffusion of their decrees in the territory of the State BC.
The earliest surviving piece of mail is also Egyptian, dating to BC. Royal RoadChapar-Khanehand Angarium The first credible claim for the development of a real postal system comes from Ancient Persiabut the point of invention remains in question. The best documented claim Post office mail prices attributes the invention to the Persian King Cyrus the Great BCwho mandated that every province in his kingdom would organize reception and delivery of post to each of its citizens.
He also negotiated with neighbouring countries to do the same and had roads built from the city of Post in Western Iran all the way up to the city of Hakha in the East. Mail may not have been the primary mission of this postal service, however.
The role of the system as an intelligence gathering apparatus is well documented, and the service was later called angariae, a term that in time came to indicate a post office mail prices system.
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Ahasuerusking of Medesused couriers for communicating his post office mail prices. The Persian system worked on stations called Chapar-Khanehwhere the message carrier called Chapar would ride to the next post, whereupon he would swap his horse with a fresh one, for maximum performance and delivery speed.
Herodotus described the system in this way: Postal history of India The economic growth and political stability under the Mauryan empire — BC saw the development of impressive civil infrastructure in ancient India. The Mauryans developed early Indian mail service as well as public wells, post office mail prices houses, and other facilities for the common public.
The postmaster, the head of the intelligence service, was responsible for ensuring the maintenance of the courier system.
Couriers were also used to deliver personal letters.
The mails were available to certain officials without charge, which became a controversial privilege as the years passed.