lot # 237 - europe Belgium
Incoming Mail 1793 (July 9): Entire letter from Cadiz to Gand / Ghent endorsed 'via Coruña' at left, struck with straight line CADIZ despatch in red. The entire carried via England with unusual manuscript notation of rates at top: "Deboursé en angleterre 13 / pour ordinaire 6 = 19" (sols) due to pay. The rate from England was 1/6d. = 13 sols + Thurn & Taxis Post charge of 6 sols for a letter under ¼ ounce. A scarce and appealing entire.
Catalogue 244: Europe & Overseas