Stagecoach built to a General Post Office-approved design operated by an independent contractor to carry long-distance mail for the Post Office.- Mail coach
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British multinational postal service and courier company, originally established in 1516 as a government department.
The early Royal Mail Coaches were similar to ordinary family coaches, but with Post Office livery.
For national postal networks, sometimes called "the Post Office", see mail.
This term, as well as the term "post house", fell from use as horse and coach services were replaced by railways, aircraft, and automobiles.
Four-wheeled public transport coach used to carry paying passengers and light packages on journeys long enough to need a change of horses.
Familiar images of the stagecoach are that of a Royal Mail coach passing through a turnpike gate, a Dickensian passenger coach covered in snow pulling up at a coaching inn, and a highwayman demanding a coach to "stand and deliver".
Town in Wales and a major Irish Sea port serving Ireland.
The post road built by Thomas Telford from London strengthened Holyhead's position as the port from which the Royal Mail was dispatched to and from Dublin on the Mail coach.
Firearm with a short, large caliber barrel which is flared at the muzzle and frequently throughout the entire bore, and used with shot and other projectiles of relevant quantity or caliber.
In addition to the cavalry, the blunderbuss found use for other duties in which the shotgun-like qualities were desirable, such as for guarding prisoners or defending a mail coach, and its use for urban combat was also recognized.
John Palmer of Bath (1742 – 16 August 1818) was a theatre owner and instigator of the British system of mail coaches that was the beginning of the great British post office reforms with the introduction of an efficient mail coach delivery service in Great Britain during the late 18th century.
Valveless cylindrical brass instrument with a cupped mouthpiece.
The instrument was used to signal the arrival or departure of a post rider or mail coach.
Robbery of mail usually when it is in the possession, custody, or control, of the delivering authority, which in most countries is the postal operator and can involve the theft of money or luxury goods.
In the UK stage coach (from 1784 Mail coach) robberies by highwaymen were common, despite the death penalty.
Fought between the French Army of the North and two Seventh Coalition armies, an Anglo-allied army and a Prussian army.
He desired Marshal Soult to collect together all the troops that might arrive at this point, and conduct them to Laon; for which place he himself started with post horses, at 14:00.
Borough in Anija Parish, Harju County.
In 1820 the baron of Lehtse Manor established a coaching inn to serve the mail coaches on the Piibe Road, which was back then the main road connecting the cities Tallinn and Tartu.