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Canada 1795 Stampless folded letter with QUEBEC BISHOP MARK
(1795) Stampless folded letter, with contents written by army officer Gothar Mann, inspector of the fortifications at Quebec, to his daughter in England, rated "2/" and "to pay 1N" in manuscript, clear Quebec 20 FE colonial Bishop mark on back, British 15 95 Bishop mark receiver, an attractive early cover. In 1785, Mann was sent to Quebec as captain and commanding engineer, charged with preparing defenses for the possibility of war with the United States. He writes of the challenges of receiving mail from the United Kingdom, noting "our patience in waiting for news from England is nearly exhausted, we have not yet received either the November or December Packets..." Biographical notes are included.
PRICE: $1,395.00
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Canada 1803 THREE RIVERS STRAIGHT-LINE Stampless Quebec WAY LETTER
Stampless folded letter, rated 9d in red, stamped PAID and WAY, postmarked with THREE RIVERS 9 SEP 1803 datestamp (CS Type V), docketed "7 SEPT 1803 from Mr. Kilborn for money on account his survey of New Glasgow," scarce.
PRICE: $345.00
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Canada 1806 Quebec Ship Letter & Straight Line Stampless Folded Letter
Stampless folded letter, without contents, rated ‘10’ in red manuscript, denoting the 9d internal rate + 1d ship fee, neatly-struck SHIP LETTER QUEBEC oval, to Montreal, with equally crisp QUEBEC straight-line backstamp, an exceptionally clean cover, attractive and very fine.
PRICE: $445.00
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Canada 1823 CORNWALL STRAIGHT-LINE Stampless Folded Letter to Sandwich
Stampless folded letter, with contents signed by George Jarvis, rated FREE and addressed to William Hands, the Postmaster of Sandwich, backstamped with CORNWALL STRAIGHT-LINE, much clearer than usually seen, a nice example of this difficult strike. (Stormont County)
PRICE: $295.00
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Canada 1825 PERTH STRAIGHT-LINE Stampless Folded Letter to York
Stampless folded letter, without contents, rated 11d and bearing PERTH straight-line in black on back, addressed to YORK; an uncommon strike known used between 1820-9 only.
PRICE: $245.00
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Canada 1827 Stampless Transatlantic SHIP Letter SFL Montreal to UK
Canada 1827 Stampless Transatlantic Ship Letter to UK - folded letter, with contents, carried privately, backstamped LIVERPOOL SHIP LETTER , to LONDON, with c.d.s. b/s/, superior condition, very fine.
PRICE: $75.00
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