The King's Post: Being a Volume of Historical Facts Relating to the Posts, Mail Coaches, Coach Roads, and Railway Mail Services of and Connected with the Ancient City of Bristol from 1580 to the Present Time
W. C. Hemmons, 1905 - 251 pages
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Page 110 - ... an act passed in the third and fourth years of the reign of his late majesty King William the Fourth, intituled ' An Act for the Abolition of Fines and Recoveries, and for the Substitution of more simple Modes of Assurance...
Page 128 - The persons who committed this robbery were small-sized men, but it being a dark, foggy night, the boy cannot give any further description of them. ' Whoever shall apprehend and convict, or cause to be apprehended and convicted, both or either of the persons who committed this robbery, will be entitled to a reward of Two Hundred Pounds over and above the reward given by Act of Parliament for apprehending highwaymen. By command of the Postmaster-General, ANTHONY TODD, Secretary.
Page 21 - ... other Place on their Road, let them repair to the Bell Savage on Ludgate Hill in London and the White Lion at Bath, at both which places they may be received in a Stage Coach every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, which performs the whole journey in Three Days (if God permit), and sets forth at five in the Morning. " Passengers to pay One Pound five Shillings each, who are allowed to carry fourteen Pounds Weight — for all above to pay three halfpence per Pound.
Page 126 - ... so offending, and being thereof convicted in due form of law, shall be deemed guilty of felony, and shall suffer death as a felon without benefit of clergy.
Page 191 - Report to the General Board of Health on a preliminary enquiry into the sewerage, drainage and supply of water and the sanitary conditions of the inhabitants of the Borough of Bangor, 1849.
Page 241 - SIR, — I am commanded by the KING to convey to you hereby His Majesty's thanks for the Loyal and Dutiful Address of the President...
Page 14 - Notice is hereby given, that application is intended to be made to Parliament in the...
Page 63 - ... second in command. Last Thursday, the. London mail, horsed by Mr. Land, of the New London inn, Exeter, with four beautiful grey horses, and driven by Mr. Cave Browne, of the Inuiskillin dragoons, started (at the sound of the bugle) from St.
Page 24 - Postmasters-General, being inclined to make an experiment for the more expeditious conveyance of mails of letters by stage-coaches, machines, &c., have been pleased to order that a trial shall be made upon the road between London and Bristol, to commence at each place on Monday, the 2d of August next.
Page 110 - Whoever happens to be the best bidder must at the same time pay one month in advance (if required) of the rent at which such tolls may be let, and give security, with sufficient sureties, to the satisfaction of the trustees of the said turnpike road, for payment of the rest of the money monthly, [or in such other proportions as shall be directed].