Author:Rowland Hill (1795-1879)
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|KCB, FRS. English teacher, inventor and social reformer; campaigned for a comprehensive reform of the postal system, based on the concept of penny postage and his solution of prepayment, facilitating the safe, speedy and cheap transfer of letters and usually credited with originating the basic concepts of the modern postal service, including the invention of the postage stamp.|
Works about Hill
- “Hill, Rowland (1795-1879),” in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1885–1900) in 63 vols.