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ANALYTICAL TABLE OF

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Roman Road-makers

2 Parson Adams's Race with the Coach

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Course of the four Roman Trunk-roads

Description of the Stage-coachmen in Fielding's Voy-

Coasting Trade in 1489

2

age to Lisbon

8

Letter of the Bishop of Durham to Sir John Paston Travelling by Private Carriages in the Eighteenth Cen:

Highways of the Sixteenth Century

2

10

Imperfect Nature of Internal Communication in the Description of the journey of a Yorkshire Family to

Reign of Elizabeth.

3 London in the Provoked Husband'

10

Statute for the Repair of Roads in the Reign of Philip Extension of Turnpike-roads after the Peace of Paris

and Mary

3 Parliament petitioned against the Extension of Turn-

First Turnpike Act in 1663

3 pike-roads

11

State of the Highway from London to York in the Reign Dr. Johnson's 'Opinion about the Effect of Turnpike-

of Charles II.

3 roads

11

Mode of Conveyance in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Establishment of the Mail

11

Centuries

3 A Ten Miles' Ride on the Holyhead Mail

11

Equestrian Travelling in the Seventeenth Century 4 The Coachmen of the Present Day

12
Sir Robert Carey's Ride from London to Edinburgh 4 Washington Irving's English Coachman of 1820

12

Days before the Post

4 Turnpike-roads in 1839

12

Establishment of the Home Post-office in 1635

4 Poetical Elements of the Railway

12

Establishment of the General Post-office in 1660

4 Roger North's Description of a Newcastle Railway in

The Country Post-master

4 1680

13

The Carriers of England

5 Opposition to the Liverpool and Manchester Railway 13

The Passenger-wagon

5

Opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway in

The Pack-horse

5

1830

13

5

Introduction of the Long Wagon

Total expended on the Railways of the United Kingdom 13

5 Magnificence of the Railway System

14

Smollett's Ride to London

The Courier from London to Edinburgh in the Reign of

The Broad-wheeled Wagon

6 Queen Elizabeth .

14

State of the Great Northern Road in 1580

Post-office Arrangements of the present day

between

Extract from the · Diary of Ralph Thoresby'

London and Edinburgh

14

Unpopularity of Toll gates.

7 Post-office Communication between London and Man-

The Stage-coach in 1663

7 chésteri..

14

Coach Travelling in 1673

7 The Railroad and its Allies .

15

A Stage-coach Journey from London to Exeter in 1725 7 Successful Invasion rendered impossible by the Working

Ride from Glasgow to London in 1739

7 of the Railroad System

15

The Alton and Farnham Machine

8 The Real Work of the Railway

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