THE BURNED MAIL.
Stdhiy, Febnury 13 The fire which broke out among the mail bags, containing a portion of the San Francisco mail, on board the express between Sydney and Melbourne, destroyed over a thousand letters, including five bags of mails for Tasmania. The fire was caused by a portion of the van grinding on the wheel, the woodwork being set on fire by the friction.
Permanent link to this item
Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2062, 13 February 1889
THE BURNED MAIL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2062, 13 February 1889
Using This Item
See our copyright guide for information on how you may use this title.