Mail is delivered from Cornish mainland to Scilly Isles by boat.
Scilly Isles, Cornwall.
L/S of ship entering bay. C/U of man lowering mail into tender. L/S of man boarding tender. C/U of ship's engineer climbing from hatch. M/S of tender sailing away from mail steamer.
L/S from stern of boat, showing island in distance. C/U of engineer on deck, pan to L/S of island. Various shots of mail sacks being lowered into rowing boat. L/S of bay. M/S of men rowing towards island of Tresco. L/S of tender leaving bay.
L/S of men unloading sacks from rowing boat. L/S of horse and trap delivering mail to post office. M/S of exterior of post office. Various shots of man delivering mail to post office. Various shots of postman delivering mail to housewife at cottage. L/S of postman leaving cottage.