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1844 (3.3) Folded disinfected entire from Joseph son of George of Gavalan in Oroomiah (Orumiah) mission addressed to Reverend Thomas Edward Vermilye in New York City, via Boston with red transit ds „BOSTON“ and straight line „SHIP“, very fine, attractive and rare missionary letter, cert. Persiphila (2011), ex Samad Khorshid

Note: Joseph son of George of Gavalan wrote that he was studying English and medical books and that he had witnessed Christians being beaten and offered money to renounce their religion and „it is very much difficult for Christians to live in this country among the people“