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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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Foreign Mail - The Hale Correspondence

Lot 1264    

Capt. Hale Correspondence to Glastonbury Ct. Incoming From Cape Town, Batavia, Singapore, New South Wales, early correspondence of 11 inbound ship letters comprising 1835 Cape Town via Philadelphia with red Full Rigged Ship octagon handstamp, 1836 "At Sea" dateline via U.S. Consul forwarder to Salem Mass. "Ship", 1837 "Bark Brothers at Sea" dateline via U.S. Consul forwarder to Salem Mass., two 1837 Sydney N.S.W. letters with Liverpool forwarder's endorsement per "Columbus" via New York, 1837 "Bark Brothers" dateline with Liverpool forwarder's endorsement per "N. America" via New York, two 1837 "Again at Sea" letters with Batavia forwarder's endorsement via Boston, 1837 Batavia via St. Helena "J. Solomon" forwarder and Boston "Ship", 1837 Singapore via St. Helena U.S. Consul forwarder and New York "Ship", 1837 Singapore with blue "Forwarded by Balestier, Singapore" forwarders oval and U.S. Consul at St. Helena forwarder's endorsement via New York "Ship" (toned); also includes 1835 "Glastonbury Ct" to Captain Hale care of Boston and forwarded privately, Very Fine.
Estimate    $3,000 - 4,000.

A WONDERFUL EARLY CORRESPONDENCE FROM AFRICA AND THE FAR EAST.

Realized: $3,750

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