Los 41191 – Tonga

1828 (Jun 30) Entire letter from a missionary to t

1828 (Jun 30) Entire letter from a missionary to the Wesleyan Missionary Society in London, with dateline „Tongatabu South Sea Islands / Hihifo Station“, with journal extracts inside, ms „1/4“ rate for the sea postage and the rate from Dover to London, reverse with „SHIP LETTER / DOVER“ boxed hs and London cds, front-side endorsed „No.16“, very fine Note: Wesleyan missionaries arrived in Tonga in 1822 but no correspondence from their short stay is known. A second, successful, attempt to land missionaries took place in 1826.
Schätzung 500 – 800 GBP
Auktionsdatum Fri 2 Dec 2016 at 11:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Verkauft für GBP 460