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Below is my current stock which is mostly of West Indies stamps and covers.  The newest items listed are shown first.  You may also select a particular country from the drop down list or do a search by subject.  Post and packing is extra but does not increase however many items are ordered.  Inland £1, Europe £1.50 and Overseas £2.


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1754 (24 July) EL from St Pierre, Martinique to Grenada,
1754 (24 July) EL from St Pierre, Martinique to Grenada,

addressed to 'Monsieur Gillot,' containing two page letter. No postal markings.
Sent during the first period of French occupation of the island.
£250.00


1772 (19 Aug) EL to Thomas Stewart, Secretary to the Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh
1772 (19 Aug) EL to Thomas Stewart, Secretary to the Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh

rated 4d and with faint albino town h/s.
Long detailed letter re banking and 'Bond of Corroboration.'
£8.00


1774 (15 Aug) EL from Barbados addressed to Alexander Gordon & Co at the Jamaica Coffee House, London
1774 (15 Aug) EL from Barbados addressed to Alexander Gordon & Co at the Jamaica Coffee House, London

with two line PORTSMOUTH SHIP LRE h/s and London Bishop mark. Rated 7d. Fine.
Letter from Thomas Duke ordering wine.
£145.00


1780 (circa) NORWICH s/l h/s in red on cover to London
1780 (circa) NORWICH s/l h/s in red on cover to London

rated curiously '4,' '6' and '8.' London Bishop mark on reverse. Attractive.
£15.00


1786 (7 Oct) BARBA/DOES two line h/s on EL to London
1786 (7 Oct) BARBA/DOES two line h/s on EL to London

with two line DOVER SHIP-LRE and London Bishop mark. Rated 5d. Endorsed 'P Cap Brenan.' Minor stains on reverse but opens out well for display.
Letter to Edward Drax re visit of Governor to Drax Hall Estate. Ex Hackmey.
£350.00


1788 (27 Oct) EL from St Pierre, Martinique to France
1788 (27 Oct) EL from St Pierre, Martinique to France

with good two line 'COL PAR L'ORIENT' entry mark. Charged 24 sous.
£45.00


1790 (Jan) two line KNARESBOROUGH on cover to London
1790 (Jan) two line KNARESBOROUGH on cover to London

rated 2/- and endorsed '1oz.' London cds on reverse. Small tears.
£24.00


1790 (22 Jun) EL from St Pierre, Martinique to France
1790 (22 Jun) EL from St Pierre, Martinique to France

with good two line 'COLONIES PAR LE HAVRE' entry mark. Charged 21 sols.
£45.00


1791 (31 Aug) EL from Fort Royal, Martinique to France
1791 (31 Aug) EL from Fort Royal, Martinique to France

with good two line '12 MARSEILLE' town mark.
£30.00


1791 (9 Sep) EL from Fort Royal, Martinique to France
1791 (9 Sep) EL from Fort Royal, Martinique to France

with good two line 'COLONIE PAR ROCHEFORT' French entry mark
£60.00


1793 (8 Nov) EL from Jamaica to Thos. Gordon in London with Madeira wine order.
1793 (8 Nov) EL from Jamaica to Thos. Gordon in London with Madeira wine order.

Endorsed 'P Jamaica C ?? QDC' and with faint London Penny Post marks.
Contains order for Madeira wine for persons in Jamaica giving details of the quantities and port of delivery. Fine. 2pp.
£90.00


1795 (25 Mar) Scotland, two line FORT WILLIAM (Auckland IV1 36a) on EL to Edinburgh
1795 (25 Mar) Scotland, two line FORT WILLIAM (Auckland IV1 36a) on EL to Edinburgh
1795 (25 Mar) Scotland, two line FORT WILLIAM (Auckland IV1 36a) on EL to Edinburgh

also with small Edinburgh Bishop mark in red at left. Rated 6d.
£20.00


1796 (25 Apr) YORK h/s (29mm) on EL to London
1796 (25 Apr) YORK h/s (29mm) on EL to London

London code 'D' datestamp on reverse. Rated 8d. Fine.
Long letter from Barber's Lodgings, York describing the alarming behavior of Dr W. who had left his dependents and disappeared in a chaise to Green Hammerton with the presumed intention of travelling on to Edinburgh.
£36.00


1805 (20 May) EL from Fort Charlotte, St Vincent to Lieut. Robert Mc Pherson, 17th Native Infantry, Bengal.
1805 (20 May) EL from Fort Charlotte, St Vincent to Lieut. Robert Mc Pherson, 17th Native Infantry, Bengal.

Apparently carried privately to Perth, Scotland where posted to India with PERTH ds, Edinburgh Bishop Mark and London PAID ds. Worn at folds and with hole at lower left corner.
Fascinating contents, a letter from Thomas McGreggor who was with the 90th Regiment to his friend in India describing his time in Ireland and abrupt departure for the West Indies. He spent weeks aboard the transport in Barbados due to French fleet being in the vicinity and then arrived in St Vincent. He was very unhappy stationed high up in the Fort and with fellow officers and men already falling sick. 'Since I came here I have had a continued fit of the Blue Devils.' In the first year of its service in the West Indies the regiment lost eight officers and 136 men but remained as the garrison on the island till 1809.
£325.00


1805 (20 Dec) EL from Brigadier General Thomas Picton in London to General Maitland, Governor of Grenada.
1805 (20 Dec) EL from Brigadier General Thomas Picton in London to General Maitland, Governor of Grenada.

Carried 'by favour' by an army captain travelling to Barbados on H.M.S. Illustrious and then put in the post. Fine s/l 'BARBADOES,' rated 4d. Fine.
3pp letter. Picton who had been the first governor of Trinidad was then in London facing charges of cruelty and torture of a free mulatto girl, Luisa Caldern committed while in office.
£475.00


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