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Worldwide & Great Britain - Mar. 2021

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

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    Lot 1339

    SHIP LETTERS - LIVERPOOL - "LIVERPOOL/EXEMPT SHIP" ON 3d-RATE "CONSIGNEES" COVER REF. IRISH FAMINE AID EX U.S.A.; 15 May 1847 EL from New York to the "Secy. to Central Committee of Society of Friends" in Dublin endorsed "Pr. Stephen Whitney" and "Consignees" on the front and so having a very fine rare "LIVERPOOL/EXEMPT SHIP" mark and m/s "3[d]" (Consignees Letter rate) on the front, also with fair boxed "LIVERPOOL/SHIP" d.s. on reverse. The contents refer to the goods sent along with this letter; "508 barrels Corn Meal... an additional offering on the part of the inhabitants of Louisville Kentucky and its vicinity, and is intended for gratuitous distribution under your good care & direction, among the suffering poor of Ireland...". Rare mark and important historical contents. <b>Cross Reference</b>: TRANSATLANTIC MAIL, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, LANCASHIRE - LIVERPOOL, IRELAND PRE-1922 - POSTAL HISTORY

    Estimate: £300
    Realised: £650

    Worldwide & Great Britain - Mar. 2021, Lot 1339

    SHIP LETTERS - LIVERPOOL - "LIVERPOOL/EXEMPT SHIP" ON 3d-RATE "CONSIGNEES" COVER REF. IRISH FAMINE AID EX U.S.A.; 15 May 1847 EL from New York to the "Secy. to Central Committee of Society of Friends" in Dublin endorsed "Pr. Stephen Whitney" and "Consignees" on the front and so having a very fine rare "LIVERPOOL/EXEMPT SHIP" mark and m/s "3[d]" (Consignees Letter rate) on the front, also with fair boxed "LIVERPOOL/SHIP" d.s. on reverse. The contents refer to the goods sent along with this letter; "508 barrels Corn Meal... an additional offering on the part of the inhabitants of Louisville Kentucky and its vicinity, and is intended for gratuitous distribution under your good care & direction, among the suffering poor of Ireland...". Rare mark and important historical contents. <b>Cross Reference</b>: TRANSATLANTIC MAIL, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, LANCASHIRE - LIVERPOOL, IRELAND PRE-1922 - POSTAL HISTORY

    Estimate: £300  Realised: £650 ×