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1793 Folded letter from Capt. William Rodman of the ship “Hamilton”, lying at Kronshtadt, sent through Capt. John Arnold of the ship “Rebeccah” to Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Forwarded through regular U.S. mail from New York Oc. 21. rated “sh 21” in top right corner = Ship 21 cents (ship fee 4 cents + 17 cents for domestic postage). Letter opens: “Capt. John Arnold will be the bearer of this. He sails the first wind and touches at the City of Copenhagen”, ex Dr Casey
Estimate 200 EUR
Auction date Tue 27 Jun 2017 at 12:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 400