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Auction: 21041 - The "Dubois" Collection of Jamaica Postal History and Stamps - Part II
Lot: 15

18th. Century Overseas Ship Letters
1760 (Feb. and May) entire letters ex the Stark correspondence to Clatto near St. Andrews, the first "p. the Duke Packet, Capt. Dillan Q.D.C.", rated "1/6" and "1/2", the second "p the Dreadnought Man of War Q.D.C." rated "6" and "In 2/4" with contents including "A rebellion of the Negroes in St. Marys hath occasioned a great deal of disturbance and loss of many lives, so Martial Law was declared"; 1762 entire letter "by the St. Michael, Capt. Buller Q.D.C." to London, rated "5" with contents including "The Martial Law continued here from 26 Jan 12 instant and has been worse........than an invasion of French and Spaniards" An interesting and unusual pair

Dick Hemmings, March 2014

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