James Chalmers (inventor)

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James Chalmers (Februar 2, 1782, Arbroath – August 26, 1853, Dundee) wis a Scotsman (buried on 1 September 1853 in plot 526 Dundee Howff) wha it wis claimed, bi his son, wis the inventor o the adhesive postage stamps.[1]

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  1. James Chalmers put forwart this idea in December 1837. Houiver, Sir Rowland Hill is mair commonly statit tae have invented the idea o adhesive postage stamps, haein put it forwart at the time o his evidence afore the Commissioners appyntit tae inquire intae the Management o the Post-Office Department on 13 Februar 1837.