The Newcastle and Gateshead directory: for 1782, 83, and 84. Containing the names, trades, and situation of the warehouses, shops, &c. ...
Whitehead, William, of Newcastle.
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The RATES of CARRIAGE from LONDON to NEWCASTLE, also from NEWCASTLE to other TOWNS, as settled by the Magistrates. To NEWCASTLE.

FROM London, for every parcel six pounds or under, 1s. Above six pounds, and not exceeding twenty-one pounds, 2d. per pound. Exceeding twenty-one pounds, 14s. per cwt. From Doncaster, 11d. per stone. From York, 8d. per stone. From Pontefract, 7d. per stone, From Rippon, 5d. per stone. From Leeds, 6d. From Edinburgh, 9d. per stone. From Hexham, one penny and three-farthings per stone. From Carlisle, 4d. per stone.

And for every parcel under seven pounds brought from London into any part of Durham the sum of 10d.

‖§‖The above weights are averdupois.

REGULATIONS of the POST at NEWCASTLE.
Arrives from Lond.Goes out to Lond.Arrives from Scotl.Goes out to Scotl.
SundaySundaySundaySunday
MondayMondayTuesdayMonday
TuesdayTuesdayWednesd.Tuesday
ThursdayWednes.FridayThursd
FridayFridaySaturdayFriday
SaturdaySaturday  

‖=‖ The South Post arrives between two a four o'clock in the afternoon, and goes out nine at night—The North Post sets out imme¦diately after the arrival of that from the sou and comes in about nine at night.