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CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 1807 MISSENT INDIA LETTER RESORTED AT CAPE


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  • Description
  • 1807 Part folded entire letter from London to Madeira
  • erroneously sorted into bag of India Letters and missent to the Cape of Good Hope.
  • Resorted and found May 4th at Simons Bay, Cape.
  • Manuscript endorsement on backflap "Sent on board among the India letters found in sorting them at the Cape, May 4th Simons Bay. Geo Elliott."
  • Eventually received 10 months later at Madeira on 4 March 1808, some 13 months after initial mailing.
  • A wonderful "missent" piece, VF.
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