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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.

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THE BURNED MAIL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2062, 13 February 1889

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THE BURNED MAIL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2062, 13 February 1889

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