Auction: 20010 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
(x) British Honduras
Early Letters and Handstamps
1790 (3 July) entire letter headed "St. George's Key" from Captain George Faith to a London timber merchant, sent on the ship "Marchant" and rated "9", carried to Dover with fine "
Note: Written from St. George's Caye which was desirable residential area, away from the swampy and unhealthy area, where the sea breezes kept the cayes cooler and where there were fewer mosquitoes
Drs. Harper, March 2009
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