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The '''Quick Post''' was apparently the speediest way to send information within [[the Shire]]. When the [[Chief Shirriff|Chief]] had taken control of the Shire he used the old Quick Post service to gather information.<ref>{{RK|Scouring}}</ref>
Mostly used for urgent correspondence, the '''Quick Post''' was the speediest way to get information from one [[Farthing]] to the next. Though not specifically stated, the transportation of such messages was most likely with the aid of [[ponies]].
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Revision as of 05:37, 2 September 2011

The Quick Post was apparently the speediest way to send information within the Shire. When the Chief had taken control of the Shire he used the old Quick Post service to gather information.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Scouring of the Shire"