lot # 9 - 1871-77 Pre-adhesive 1871-77 Pre-adhesive
Peking to Ireland,. 1874 (11 Feb). Cover with orignial letter addresssed to William Hancock in Lurgan, Ireland, privately carried. It was written by Robert Bredon on behalf of Sir Robert Hart, inviting him to come out to China and take employment in the running of the posts. It details much background information on the way the mails were organised and what was necessary to obtain the post.