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Lot 10002

Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America
Estimation: 400 EUR
Date de vente: Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vente: November 2016 Auction Series (EUR)
Catalogue: Russian Ship Mail in Europe, Levant and the F
Invendu
Description:
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 » Recorded « Rossica » 61 (1961), p.10.