Closed Auction

By:
Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd.

lot # 24 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire treaty ports

Friday Nov 17, 2017 10:00 to Saturday Nov 18, 2017 17:00 Asia/Hong_Kong
Last date for bids: 
Nov 17, 09:00 HKT

Canton, 1836 (May 27), folded letter from Boston to Canton, datelined "Boston May 27 1836" from Jos. Smith to William S. Wetmore at Canton, endorsed "Capt. W.T. Ellorden" at bottom left; manuscript Chinese characters on flap; letter is a thank-you for receiving two boxes of tea and the possibility of sending his son to Canton to apprentice under Wetmore, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000.