The UK post office did a similar scheme a year or so ago - here is the web site
sadly ( i was marginally involved in setting it up in a previous life) it now
seems to have closed down. I wonder if the USPS can make a go of it.
"Carl Kugler" <email@example.com> on 08/14/2000 04:12:46 PM
cc: (bcc: Paul Moore/AUCO/US)
Subject: IFX> Postal Service Testing E-Mail for All
"Another proposal, set to begin a three-year consumer test next month, would
allow customers to send e-mails to a post office to be printed and delivered as
first-class mail - much like a service already provided by a private company.
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