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1802 (14 Mar) Crown Ship Letter DOVER on EL from St Vincent.
1802 (14 Mar) Crown Ship Letter DOVER on EL from St Vincent.

Endorsed, 'P Ealing Grove Capt Wilson.' Address panel stained.
Long letter from Kenneth Ross to his parents describing purchase of a schooner to carry sugar from the estates on the island which was soon wrecked on the coast of Mustique. Undeterred he purchased a second vessel still hoping to make his fortune. Also mentions French attack on St Domingo repulsed by General Toussaint.
£75.00


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 Calderón committed while in office.
£475.00


1813 (28 Oct) PAISLEY boxed Add! ½ (H/S110)
1813 (28 Oct) PAISLEY boxed Add! ½ (H/S110)

on EL to Edinburgh also PAISLEY mileage mark.
Precedes E.K.D.
£75.00


1813 (7 Aug) GLASGOW boxed ADD ½ mark on EL.
1813 (7 Aug) GLASGOW boxed ADD ½ mark on EL.

(H/S 61).
A very good strike of this scarcer Additional Half from the first year of use.
£35.00


1819 (1 July) BERWICK boxed Add! ½ on EL to Dunbar.
1819 (1 July) BERWICK boxed Add! ½ on EL to Dunbar.

(H/S156). Clean and attractive.
Fine strikes of this Scottish Additional Half seem impossible to find and this is as good as any I have seen.
£40.00


1820 (2 Jun) EL from Martinique to France
1820 (2 Jun) EL from Martinique to France

with fine s/l 'MARTINIQUE' (Jamet 15) and two line 'COLONIES PAR NANTES.'
£90.00


1820 Sardinia embossed Post Rider 25c
1820 Sardinia embossed Post Rider 25c 'CAVALINI' postal stationery letter sheet.

Steel die blind embossing of oval Post Rider on 10 x 8" letter sheet On watermarked paper showing Coat of Arms and ornate border. Clean unused. Rare.
Note the full letter sheet is over double this size. Predating the Mulready by 20 years thus the earliest postal stationery in existence.
£175.00


1820 Sardinia embossed Post Rider 15c
1820 Sardinia embossed Post Rider 15c 'CAVALINI' postal stationery letter sheet.

Steel die blind embossing of oval Post Rider on 10 x 8" letter sheet On watermarked paper showing Coat of Arms and ornate border. Unused, a little soiled and with re-inforcement along one fold. Rare.
Note the full letter sheet is over double this size. Predating the Mulready by 20 years thus the earliest postal stationery in existence.
£125.00


1822 (18 nOV) EL from Martinique to France
1822 (18 nOV) EL from Martinique to France

with GOOD s/l 'MARTINIQUE' and two line 'COLONIES PAR LA ROCHELLE'
£70.00


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