Stage-coach and Mail in Days of Yore, Volume 1 (of 2)
A picturesque history of the coaching age
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Stage-coach and Mail in Days of Yore, Volume 1 (of 2) A picturesque history of the coaching age

By Charles G. Harper
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Table of Contents
  • STAGE-COACH AND MAIL IN DAYS OF YORE
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • List of Illustrations
  • CHAPTER I THE INTRODUCTION OF CARRIAGES
  • CHAPTER II THE HORSEMEN
  • CHAPTER III DAWN OF THE COACHING AGE
  • CHAPTER IV GROWTH OF COACHING IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
  • CHAPTER V THE STAGE-WAGGONS AND WHAT THEY CARRIED: HOW THE POOR TRAVELLED
  • CHAPTER VI THE EARLY MAIL-COACHES
  • CHAPTER VII THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: 1800–1824
  • CHAPTER VIII COACH LEGISLATION
  • CHAPTER IX THE EARLY COACHMEN
  • CHAPTER X THE LATER COACHMEN
  • CHAPTER XI MAIL-GUARDS
  • CHAPTER XII STAGE-COACH GUARDS
  • CHAPTER XIII HOW THE COACHES WERE NAMED
  • CHAPTER XIV GOING BY COACH: BOOKING OFFICES
  • CHAPTER XV HOW THE COACH PASSENGERS FARED: MANNERS AND CUSTOMS DOWN THE ROAD
  • APPENDIX
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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