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Quick Post

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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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The '''Quick Post''' was apparently the speediest way to send information within [[the Shire]], perhaps a part of the [[Messenger Service]]. 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>
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Revision as of 10:57, 25 October 2012

The Quick Post was apparently the speediest way to send information within the Shire, perhaps a part of the Messenger Service. 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"