Auction: 21041 - The "Dubois" Collection of Jamaica Postal History and Stamps - Part II
18th. Century Overseas Ship Letters
1710 (26 Mar.) entire letter from Peter Heywood, Chief Justice of Jamaica, "p the Elton Gally" to Charles Long "to be left with Mr. Charles Kent, Merchant in London", normally rated "6" from port of entry to London though this cover most unusually apparently incorrectly rated "7" and with part Bishop mark on reverse, the charge of "7" possibly including a Captains 1d. gratuity though the official inclusion of this charge into the manuscript rate did not come into being until 1711. Photo
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