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Stagecoach

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Stagecoach

 

 

Description

 

The Stagecoach is a four-wheeled enclosed vehicle strongly sprung and drawn by four horses. It was supported by thoroughbraces. Thoroughbraces were leather straps. The stagecoach holds

 

 

Quick Facts

 

  • Capacity: 2-5 Persons
  • Average Speed:
  • Power: 2-4 Horses
  • Cost:

 

 

 

Appearances in Madame Bovary

 

 Part 1 Ch.1

To save him money, his mother sent him a roast of veal each week by the stagecoach, and off this he lunched when he came in from the hospital, warming his feet by beating against the wall.

(p.11) 

 

References

 

http://genealogytrails.com/main/stagecoaches.html

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stagecoach

 

http://library.thinkquest.org/J0111463/carriagehouse.htm#stagecoach

 

http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?ParagraphID=kwq

 

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