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Sale 91: The December Sale

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Hawaii - Postal History

Lot 1931    

Hawaii, 1844 Wailuku, Maui to Natick, Mass., folded letter from missionary Edward Bailey to Rev David Wright, red "New Bedford, Ms., Apr 3" cds with matching straight line "Ship" handstamp and manuscript "14½" rate, forwarded to North Scituate with blue "Natick, Mass., Apr 8" cds and manuscript "Fowd - 10" totalling 24½, with lengthy 3 page letter with interesting content…I send you also a few numbers of the Friend - published by Mr. Damon; & also of the Polynesian - now a paper belonging to the Govt. & of course no longer free., mentions sending edge part of native stone adze and bowling…Another stone worn round they used for rolling, somewhat after the manner of nine pins, mentions his work at Wailuku Female Seminary, etc.; cover central file fold, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $1,000

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