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[Post Office, Victoria, Australia]

Source: The Illustrated London News, Sept. 8, 1866, p.243

The annual Post-Office reports for Victoria, Australia, has been issued. There are 525 post-offices in the colony, being an increase of 200 in five years. The total number of letters received and dispatched in 1862 was 6,276,000; in 1865, 7,485,000. The number of newspapers posted in 1862 was 4, 909,000; in 1865, 6,037,529.