Auction: 21041 - The "Dubois" Collection of Jamaica Postal History and Stamps - Part II
Paid to Destination Handstamps
1799 (29 Apr.) entire letter from Kingston "H.M. Ship Renomee" to London, originally treated as a ship letter double rate and charged "2/6" in red ink, later corrected to a packet rate and charged double rate "1/-" from Portsmouth to London plus 1d. , showing rare oval-framed "
Note: Being with the Jamaica/date Packet Office mark it appears that it was not at first recognised as paid and all incoming letters seen in the first month (Apr. 1799) with this datestamp were treated as Ship Letters with corresponding rates
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