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Jaques & Son [author]
Title
New game of the Royal Mail or London to Edinburgh by L & N.W. railway
Description
Game entitled The new game of the Royal Mail or London to Edinburgh by L & N.W. railway; Royal mail; London to Edinburgh by L.& N.W railway; Rules and penalties to be observed by players on arriving at the stations named; No. 3. Harrow - pay 3 stakes, and visit Harrow Schools; No. 5. Bushey - pay 1 stake to see the church; No. 9. Berkhamstead - pay 2 stakes to see the castle; No. 14. Wolverton - pay 2 stakes, remain here one turn to visit the Railway Carriage Works; No. 20. Rugby - pay 1 stake, and visit Rugby School; No. 24. Nuneaton - remain here while other players throw twice, and make a visit to Burton-on-Trent; No. 28. Lichfield - pay 2 stakes, and visit the Cathedral; No. 33. Stafford - exchange places with the engine furthest in advance; No. 40. Crewe - remain here until every player has passed, and visit the N.W. Railway engine works; No. 47. Warrington - pay 6 stakes towards Ship Canal expenses; No. 50. Wigan - pay 1 stake to visit the Coal Mines; No. 57. Preston - pay 3 stakes and remain here two turns to dine; No. 64. Lancaster - pay 1 stake, and visit the Castle; No. 70. Oxenholme - pay a visit to the Lakes, and return engine to Preston; No. 74. Shap - pay 2 stakes for an extra engine to take train over Shap Fells; No. 76. Penrith - remain here one turn, and visit Druidical Remains; No. 81. Carlisle - pay 1 stake to visit the Castle; No. 84. Visit the Smithy, and go back to London and begin again; No. 92. Beattock - wait one turn, and visit the Moffat Valley; No. 97. Carstairs - remain here one turn to give up tickets; Mo. 104. Edinburgh - wins the game, and takes all the contents of the pool; New game of the Royal Mail or London to Edinburgh by L & N.W. railway
Dimensions single sheet; 230 x 1200 mm
Accession number
Games folder (28)
place of creation London (England): Jaques & Son
Notes 006823
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