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This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents, linked Footnotes, and linked Index

CONTENTS (abridged list)
CHAPTER I
Introduction—Master of the Posts—Posts centred in the Sovereign—Instructions for their Regulation—Travelling Post—Object of the Post Office Monopoly
CHAPTER II
The Post through the County of Kent—This Post put under the care of De Quester—Stanhope of Harrington, as Master of the Posts, asserts his Rights—Vacillating Decisions of the Privy Council—Sir John Coke—Thomas Witherings
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CHAPTER XV
The Irish Post Office—British Mail Office—Earl of Clancarty—Edward Smith Lees—Abuses—Express Clerks and Clerks of the Roads—Alphabet—Provision for Soldiers' Wives—Thomas Whinnery, Postmaster of Belfast—Charles Bianconi—Holyhead Packets
CHAPTER XVI
Appointment of Second Postmaster-General abolished—Other Economies—Transfer of the Falmouth Packets to the Admiralty—Speed of Mail-coaches—Mail-coaches the Disseminators of News—Newspapers—SirHenry Parnell—Royal Commission
INDEX

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