At the end of the Qing Dynasty, people in Xingtai had to spend eight yuan to send a letter

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In 1897, the 23rd year of Guangxu Emperor’s Reign, Xingtai had the first modern post office — Shunde Post Office. The business of Shunde Post Office included mailing letters, receiving and sending parcels, and payment for goods. At that time, ordinary people needed eight yuan to send a letter.Five years later, in the twenty-eighth year of Guangxu’s reign, the Nanguan Post Office was set up on The West Nanguan Street of Shunde Prefecture, which was the earliest branch post office in Xingtai.Speaking of the post office, it is estimated that many older xingtai people know this place, is the west street east mouth that brought a pentagram, on the second floor the two-storey houses has experienced the qing state postal service, the Chinese postal, the Chinese people the three times, postal postal also witnessed we one hundred years history of the ancient city of xingtai, is passed several generations of bovine city people caring and homesickness.Declaration: The copyright of this article belongs to the original author, if there is a source error or infringement of your legitimate rights and interests, you can contact us through the mailbox, we will promptly deal with.Email address: