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Written by Maisy
(9/19/2006 6:54 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Illustrates Mrs. Dashwood's character a bit IMO..., penned by Robbin
In the early 19th century, the cost of hiring a post chaise and post horses was rather expensive, at approx. 2 shillings per mile (p. 308, Wives and Daughters: Women and Children in the Georgian COuntry House by Joanna Martin).
I haven't yet stumbled upon information on the cost breakdown of hiring horses and chaises.
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