Autograph Note Signed

THOMAS FLETCHER WAGHORN, Postal Pioneer, autograph note signed


THOMAS FLETCHER WAGHORN, Postal Pioneer, autograph note signed

THOMAS FLETCHER WAGHORN, Postal Pioneer, autograph note signed    THOMAS FLETCHER WAGHORN, Postal Pioneer, autograph note signed
Roach Smith at 5 Liverpool Street, asking Pray step over a minute. 4 x 8 inches, in good condition. Thomas Fletcher Waghorn (18001850), postal pioneer who developed a new route from Great Britain to India. He set up an agency in Cornhill, London, for conveying postand passengersto India via Egypt. Between 1835 and 1837 he lived among Arabs in the desert and laid the foundations for the overland route across the desert from Cairo to Suez. This involved building rest-houses and supplying guides, boats, horses and carriages for travellers. Later Waghorn turned his attention to speeding the post in Europe, through the new railway system.

Charles Roach Smith (1807-90), antiquary and archaeologist. The item "THOMAS FLETCHER WAGHORN, Postal Pioneer, autograph note signed" is in sale since Wednesday, February 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectables\Autographs\Certified Original Autographs\Historical". The seller is "autographic" and is located in London.

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THOMAS FLETCHER WAGHORN, Postal Pioneer, autograph note signed    THOMAS FLETCHER WAGHORN, Postal Pioneer, autograph note signed