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by return (of post)

Through prompt mail correspondence back to the sender. Primarily heard in UK. Please indicate your interest in this offer by return of post.
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by reˈturn (of ˈpost)

(British English) using the next available post; as soon as possible: Please reply by return of post.
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Fairlie's answer reached me by return of post, and proved to be wandering and irrelevant in the extreme.
Martha Bardell to commence an action against you for a breach of promise of marriage, for which the plaintiff lays her damages at fifteen hundred pounds, we beg to inform you that a writ has been issued against you in this suit in the Court of Common Pleas; and request to know, by return of post, the name of your attorney in London, who will accept service thereof.
Over 5,000 schedules were packed by hand and posted to potential exhibitors at the end of last week, with entry forms flooding back for the 1,500 classes by return of post.
The Standard Board's response was received almost by return of post. The response was they were not going to investigate any complaint against me because the complaints were too trivial.
You will receive your cheque by return of post. The last winning number was (3)6656, or (135)6656.
London, July 27 ( ANI ): A Seattle-based company, Bombsheller, allows its consumers to create their own clothing and then delivers the customized garments by return of post.
I adhered to this request and received a reply by return of post stating that my case had been considered carefully.
A lot of people just sent it back, virtually by return of post. It was like a boomerang."