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Congress authorizes the first stamped newspaper-wrappers

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Congress authorized the U.S. Post Office to issue stamped newspaper wrappers for the first time. The wrappers had originally a two cent stamp and a million of them were sold in the first three months that they were available.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
Wesley Washington Pasco, American Dictionary of Printing and Bookmaking (New York: Howard Lockwood and Company, 1894), 443. 


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