A letter box, letterbox, letter plate, letter hole, deed, mail slot, or mailbox is a
receptacle for receiving incoming mail at a private residence or business. For the
By 1890, hundreds of cities delivered mail to residents' homes, thus leading to a
need for mailboxes. While not the earliest, in 1892, George E. Becket, ...
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May 22, 2009 ... The mailbox was invented in the mid 1800s in the United States when mailmen
began to deliver mail door to door. Find out how the postage ...
Nov 26, 2012 ... He called his device a street letter box and it is the predecessor of today's
mailbox. One year earlier, Downing patented an electrical switch for ...
According to The Black Inventor Online Museum, Phillip L. Downing invented the
mailbox. Prior to Downing's creation of the four-legged metal mailbox, those ...
Sep 20, 2014 ... Have you ever thought how different our civilization would have been without the
invention of the mailbox? Good thing someone had the great ...
Oct 28, 2015 ... Philip B. Downing: Invented The Street Letter Box in 1891. Click the link to learn
Without the invention of the lowly mailboxes, civilization would have been very
different. Good thing someone had the great idea to invent a sturdy receptable ...
When asked to name an African-American inventor, many people might think of
George Washington Carver and peanut butter. The two have gone as well ...
My invention relates to improvements in letter-boxes, particularly letter-boxes for
the .... Theft-resistant mailbox for parcels and method of construction thereof.