Punch,  19 (1850), 29.

What a Person May Do on a Sunday in the Country, and What He May Not Do



Notes, Drollery



    Notes the likelihood of receiving messages by electric telegraph but the impossibility of receiving 'those same messages, if folded up in a penny letter and sent through the Puritanical channel of St. Martin's-le-Grand [the site of the General Post Office]'.

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