Lot no. 6007

371st Auction



Catalogue no.

Opening300 €
Sold for420 €
1801, Entire letter, docketed "St. Thomas 20th January 1801" from a captain to Philadelphia with clear frontside landing mark "NLondon Feb 10" and manuscript "Sh19" (2 cents shipletter rate + 17 cents overland to Philadelphia); 2 filing creases, otherwise very fine and fresh. A rare letter just before the first British occupation