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" If, indeed, a traveller had waited half an hour without being supplied, he might hire a horse wherever he could. To facilitate correspondence between one part of London and another was not originally one of the objects of the Post Office. But, in the... "
A Plea for Liberty: An Argument Against Socialism and Socialistic Legislation - Page 307
edited by - 1891 - 414 pages
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Southey's Common-place Book, Volume 3

Robert Southey - Commonplace-books - 1850
...from Life of Lord Keeper Guilford, vol. ii. p. 99. Macaulay's words are, "In the reign of Charles II. an enterprising citizen of London, William Dockwray, set up, at great expense, a penny Post," &c. Vol. ip 385. JWW Ibid. P. 228. It was afterwards given out by William's enemies, that he had...
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The History of England from the Accession of James II.

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1852
...he could. To facilitate correspondence between one part of London and another was not originally one of the objects of the Post Office. But, in the reign...London, William Dockwray, set up, at great expense, a p<inuy I post, which delivered letters and parcels six or eight times a day ' in the busy and crowded...
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The History of England from the Accession of James II, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay, Henry Hart Milman, Samuel Austin Allibone, Lady Hannah More Macaulay Trevelyan - Great Britain - 1871
...correspondence between one part of London and another was not originally one of the objects of the postoffice. But, in the reign of Charles the Second, an enterprising...eight times a day in the busy and crowded streets near (he Exchange, and four times a day in the outskirts of tha capital. This improvement was, as usual,...
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The history of England from the accession of James the second. (Vol.5 ed. by ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron.) - 1877
...he could. To facilitate correspondence between one part of London and another was not originally one of the objects of the Post Office. But, in the reign...Dockwray, set up, at great expense, a penny post, Avhich delivered letters and parcels six or eight times a day in the busy and crowded streets near...
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The History of England from the Accession of James II.

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1878
...correspondence between one part of London and another was not originally one of the objects of the postoffice. But, in the reign of Charles the Second, an enterprising...post, which delivered letters and parcels six or eight limes a uay in the busy and crowded streets near the Exchange, and four times a day in the outskirts...
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Essays: scientific, political, & speculative. Libr. ed

Herbert Spencer - Literary Collections - 1891
...another was not originally one of the objects of the Post-Office. But, in the reign of Charles II., an enterprising citizen of London, William Dockwray,...which delivered letters and parcels six or eight times a-day in the busy and crowded streets near the Exchange, and four times a-day in the outskirts of the...
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A policy of free exchange: essays by various writers on the economical and ...

Thomas Mackay - Depressions - 1894 - 292 pages
...For a century and a half, from the time when ' an enterprizing citizen of London, William Dockwra, set up at great expense a penny post which delivered...the busy and crowded streets near the Exchange, and ... as soon as it became clear that the speculation would be lucrative, the Duke of York complained...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Criminal law - 1898
...he could. To facilitate correspondence between one part of London and another was not originally one of the objects of the Post Office. But, in the reign...Charles the Second, an enterprising citizen of London, 1 Stat. 12 Car. II. c. 35 ; Chamberlayne's State of England, 1684 ; Anglise Metropolis, 1690; London...
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Essays: Scientific, Political, and Speculative

Herbert Spencer - Science - 1892 - 528 pages
...another was not originally one of the objects of the Post-Office. But, in the reign of Charles II., an enterprising citizen of London, William Dockwray,...which delivered letters and parcels six or eight times a-day in the busy and crowded streets near the Exchange, and four times a-day in the outskirts of the...
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