Details For Cover ID# 29762

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Cover Type: USA outbound stampless
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Aug 22, 23
Edited on:Sep 15, 23
Postmark: May 29, 1840
Origin: Gardiner, Maine, UNITED STATES
Destination: London, UNITED KINGDOM

[Steam Freight Money Use from Maine] May 29,1840 folded letter from Gardiner Maine (May 29 postmatrk) to London, endorsed "Paid to New York 18 ½ (+) Paid Steam Boat Postage 25 = 43¾" intended to be carried by steamer "British Queen" from New York, their "Too Late," black Liverpool Ship Letter backstamp and London 2 July arrival, a wonderful freight money endorsement for carriage by a pioneer steamship, ex Booth

The British Queen was the largest passenger ship in the world from 1839 to 1840 and eas owned by the British and American Steam Navigation Company.

Owner's ID: 918
Certificate? No
For Sale? Yes, for US$ 2500.   Interested in this cover? Contact frajola.
Stampless? Yes