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Auction: 20037 - The Charles Freeland Collection of Three Islands: St Lucia, Nevis & St Vincent
Lot: 2

(x) Nevis
Early Letters and Handstamps
1799 (10 Dec.) entire letter to London, rated "1/8" and showing, on reverse, "nevis/dec 11 99" datestamp (earliest recorded date; crossed by recipient's notation) and red arrival c.d.s. (19.1.); three vertical filing creases and wax seal torn away. Interesting contents regarding the capture of the "George" and recapture by an American ship, which re-offered it to Britain for half its prize money value

John Griffiths, March 1998

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