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VICTORIA - Postal History
1869-84 Governors' mailcomprising 1) 1869 OHMS cover with 'PRIVATE SECRETARY'S OFFICE' imprint & 'THE GOVERNOR OF VICTORIA' colourless embossing on the flap; 2) 1873 OHMS cover & enclosed letter both with Governor embossing & both signed "GF Bowen"; 3) two 1884 covers to the Governor of South Australia both signed "MNormanby". [Viscount Canterbury was Governor in 1866-1873; Sir George Ferguson Bowen 1873-1879; and the Marquess of Normanby 1879-1884]
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1652official entire endorsed "Poro Principe" & signed "Principe" to Dom Sancho Manoel, Governor of Beira Province, two small ribbon-slits on the face, some internal age-damage but the facial appearance is superb! [In June 1663, Dom Sancho Manoel lead a Portuguese army that inflicted a crushing defeat on the Spaniards at the Battle of Ameixial]