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Lot 9021

1840, OPPOSUM: Folded letter addressed to Livingston, charged with "1/-", the new rate introduced in March 1839, missed the sailing of the "Peterel" on the 10th and put on "Opossum", the last sailing packet to leave Falmouth on 5th June. Arrived at Halifax 13th July and sent to Boston by sea, charged 20¾ cents to Livingston