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Cover Type: Foreign origin, inbound to USA stampless
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Feb 5, 17
Edited on:Jun 13, 17
Postmark: Oct 10, 1783
Origin: Cadiz, SPAIN
Destination: Boston / Newport, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES

[Boston, Mass] Ship "Sh 2.16" manuscript ship rate on folded Vernon correspondence letter dated Oct 10, 1783 at Cadiz, address corrected to Newport,  brown manuscript "11d" currency, letter mentions anticipated carriage by Ship Beaver, Capt. Lee, Boston Post newspaper report of Jan 12, 1784 indicates this was instead carried onboard ship Julius Ceasar, Capt Lee from Cadiz (ship did not depart until November 1, 1783)

For a good news account of the trip, and having survived a gale during which she sprung a leak, see second attachment. Full story at

ex Hahn

Owner's ID: 3202
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No