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Auction: 153 - Lot number: 345 << Previous   Next >>

Description: 1836 entire headed "Hobart Town May 4th 1835" & signed "Chas Price", to London rated "4" in red for outgoing shipletter, boxed 'INDIA LETTER/DOVER' b/s in red & rated "1/-" for an incoming packetletter, 'G.P.' h/s of London in red, minor blemishes. From the period of no handstamps. [Charles Price was a prominent Congregational minister & temperance advocate. Price reached Launceston (for the second time) on 29/4/1836 so this letter is from immediately after his arrival. He speaks of asking "the Governor for a piece of ground for a Chapel...I shall leave no stone unturned to get a Chapel as soon as possible"]

Auction Category: TASMANIA - Postal History

Listed in: Pre Stamp , Historic Letters , Alcohol , Postmarks , GREAT BRITAIN , religion , Autographs , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General , TASMANIA , Postal History

Estimate: AUD$ 300.00

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Quality: A- Get Help on this Item

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Item was sold for: $1,050.00