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Bob

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12/10/2009, 3:20 pm


Advert for ship to New Zealand in 1851

Hi
I bought this cover on eBay last week. On one side, there is this advert for a ship sailing to New Zealand while the other side is addressed to a merchant in Glasgow and is franked with a 1d red. The date is February 1851.

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Does anyone have any similar adverts of sailings to New Zealand? In those days, letters were often carried by ship captains and I was wondering if there were any examples of letters carried on this voyage.
Bob


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