Grandfather spoke briefly of the public measures that were taken in opposition to the Stamp Act.
They sent a humble petition to the king, and a memorial to the Parliament, beseeching that the Stamp Act might be repealed.
But the people frightened him so much by hanging him in effigy, and afterwards by breaking into his house, that he promised to have nothing to do with the stamps.
A stamp started it on its travels, but it was destined to receive many stamps and to be started on many travels in the months that followed.
Having typed it out, he flung it under the table, for there had been nothing left from the five dollars with which to buy stamps.
Later on he pawned his watch, and still later his wheel, reducing the amount available for food by putting stamps on all his manuscripts and sending them out.
He folded the stamps in with his manuscript, dropped it into the letter-box, and from three weeks to a month afterward the postman came up the steps and handed him the manuscript.
On they rushed, and their plumes lay back upon the wind, till it seemed as though they must stamp
It has saved the common citizen from fraud, forgery, agent mafia, long queues in the treasury office and the banks as the duration of receiving stamp
papers have been reduced from three days to fifteen minutes, which is now operative in the whole Punjab's 36 districts and 144 tehsils, he added.
The second stamp
was issued on March 22, on Water Conservation (Water) commemorative stamp
with the message 'Water is life: Start Conserving It'.
Until William Shakespeare finally appeared on a British stamp
in 1964, the only people showcased on British stamps
had been royal personages.
If you receive packing that's already stamped
with markings, don't stamp
it again unless you have to repair it.