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1) parcel post. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Universal Postal Union in Paris in 1878, an international parcel-post system was established. The British parcel-post bill, passed in 1882, put into effect the following...

2) pony express. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Riders carried the mail a distance of nearly 2,000 mi (3,200 km) in about eight days, often traveling through hostile Native American territory. Stations where the...

3) postal service. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Early courier systems for government use were organized in the Persian Empire under Cyrus, in the Roman Empire, and in medieval Europe. Private systems operated sporadically...

4) airmail. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Demonstration flights that showed the feasibility of carrying mail by air were made in Great Britain and in the United States in 1911. In the United States, after...

5) Jeffords, Thomas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Fort Bowie and Tucson. A number of his men were killed by Apaches, and he decided to meet with their chief, Cochise. He won the Apaches' respect by riding into their...

6) airline industry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin set up the first commercial airline in 1912, using a form of the dirigible to transport more than 34,000 passengers before World War I....

7) subsidy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Subsidies were used in England in the later Middle Ages, when Parliament granted funds to the king to augment or replace customs and other taxes collected by royal...

8) Internet, the. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The most popular features of the Internet include electronic mail (e-mail), discussion groups (called newsgroups or bulletin boards, where users can post messages...

9) Butterfield, John. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American stagecoach proprietor and expressman, b. near Albany, N.Y. Beginning as a stage driver out of Albany, he rose to ownership of a large network of stage lines....

10) Wells, Henry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American pioneer expressman, b. Thetford, Vt. As a child he moved with his family to central New York state. In 1843 he established express service between New York...

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