Wednesday, December 14, 2011

The Letter Far and Wide

In the 19th century in England, the tariff for postage is calculated from the number of sheets of paper. Therefore, letters were sent in order to save often without envelopes - the recipient's address written on the folded sheet. And in order to fit more text, often resorted to the so-called cross-letter, when it reaches the end of its pages turned by 90 °, and wrote new lines across written.

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