mailcoach

mailcoach

(ˈmeɪlˌkəʊtʃ) or

mailcar

n
(Railways) a railway coach specially constructed for the transportation of mail
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On the 20th of August it was known at Marseilles that he had left town in the mailcoach, and then it was said that the bills would go to protest at the end of the month, and that Morrel had gone away and left his chief clerk Emmanuel, and his cashier Cocles, to meet the creditors.
Art 2Day Limited, Jeanines Metal Limited, Kinsley Management Limited, Mailcoach Services Limited, Marbleware Limited having ceased to trade and all having their registered offices at 68 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2, Ireland and having their principal place of business at 68 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2, Ireland and each of which has no assets exceeding [euro]150 and/or liabilities, have each resolved to notify the Registrar of Companies that the company is not carrying on business and to request the Registrar on that basis to exercise her powers pursuant to section 733 of the Companies Act 2014 to strike the name of the company off the register.
But this was a different story: the short distance of two post-miles [about six miles, the distance between two mailcoach stations where horses were changed] from Falticeni to Neamt was a totally different thing from the six long and tiresome post-miles, neither more, nor less, from Iasi to Neamt Nor am I just trying to be funny when I say that from Neamt to Iasi is the same distance exactly as from Iasi to Neamt.
BRITAIN'S rural highways were once the haunt of the highwayman, the chap on the big horse with a pair of flintlock pistols, a mask and a tricorn hat, who would hold up the mailcoach with the shout of 'Stand and deliver
BRITAIN''S rural highways were once the haunt of the highwayman, the chap on the big horse with a pair of FLINTLOCK pistols, a masK and a tricorn hat, who would hold up the mailcoach with the shout of "Stand and deliver
World premiere of Honest by DC Moore: The Mailcoach, Northampton.
Once we had finished our day's work, we'd go for long walks in the Steinbachtal--past the old inn where the mailcoach had stopped, the leaves of the chestnut trees in its courtyard filmed with dust, then along the path by the Kneippbad, whose salving waters promised relief to the arthritics who moved in a procession from one pool to the next, and finally on into a mixed forest, hemlock and beech mainly, where we'd sometimes come across an old professor well-known in our corner of Franconia for his pacifist sympathies.
For Hewitt, that split is apparent in a striking misreading Jane Addams makes of a passage from De Quincey's The English MailCoach.
It then went by ship to Marseilles and from there probably to Southampton and then by train to Birmingham via London and then possibly by mailcoach to Alcester.
If you find something by Kozeluk [sic] or anything else that is good and worth engraving, send it to me by the mailcoach to Frankfurt care of Geil & Hadler, music merchants.
Natalie was found with horrific injuries in a property on the Mailcoach Road in the town on Thursday morning.
Also on this day: 1784: The first mailcoach ranin Britain -from London to Bristol; 1864: The Red Cross League was granted immunity in time of war at the Geneva Convention; 1902: The British Academy was granted a Royal Charter; 1914: The first British troops arrived in France; 1940: The Battle of Britain began; 1974: President Nixon resigned -he was the first ever American President to do so; 1991: John McCarthy, the journalist held hostage by Islamic Jihad in the Lebanon since 1986, was freed.