penny post


: a postal system carrying a letter for a penny:
: a system established in London about 1680
: the former system of Great Britain established in 1840
: a local mail service in colonial America carrying letters from post office to addressee
: a mail carrier in such a system
: a common American marsh pennywort (Hydrocotyle americana)

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“Penny post.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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