"I've come across more and more people who've actually tried reading science fiction and can't make it make sense."
This reference to transmitting an object from place to place is not as early as you might think; however, it is probably the first use of this modern term to describe it.
For an earlier (maybe earliest) use of the concept, see the entry for the telepomp from the still-enjoyable 1877 story The Man Without a Body by Edward Page Mitchell.
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