Lot 2142Hawaii, 1850 (Sep. 10) Lahaina, Hawaii to Copenhagen, Denmark via San Francisco and Boston, gray folded letter datelined "Lahaina, Maui, Sept 10th 1850" written by Royal Danish Consul Ludvig Holberg Anthon to his Aunt Lady Sophie Nelleman, sent to care of Charles Brewer & Co. at Boston, Mass. who forwarded, probably carried by Schooner Gazelle from Lahaina Oct. 31st to San Francisco arriving Oct. 28th, red orange "San Francisco '40' 1 Nov" integral-rate cds for 40¢ rate over 3,000 miles to Boston in care of Charles Brewer & Co. who forwarded it transatlantic privately, red Liverpool Paid (12.23) cds with red ms. "4" pence rating, endorsed "Bremen Steamer", red London Paid (12.24) transit and manuscript "10" debit, blue "K.D.O.P.A. Hamburg" (12.27) transit backstamp; some edge wear, Very Fine.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
THE ONLY RECORDED HONOLULU, HAWAII USE TO DENMARK BY THIS ROUTE VIA SAN FRANCISCO AND BOSTON.
The letter was written by Ludvig Holberg Anthon to his Aunt Lady Sophie Nellemann. Ludvig was the first Danish citizen to settle in Hawaii around late 1839 and operated as a merchant. He became the Royal Danish Consul to Hawaii in 1849. In April 1852, he sold his belongings and left Hawaii for Denmark with his wife, Elisabeth Louise and their two children. However, the following year in December 1853, they returned to Hawaii and he continued as the Danish Consul until they left for good in February 1858.
Lot 2143Hawaii, (Incoming Mail) 1855 ca. Calais, Me. to Lahaina Sandwich Islands, linen lined cover addressed to Mrs. Daniel C. Bigelow, franked with four margin U.S. 1851, 10¢ green, type I (four margins) tied by light grid handstamp with red "Calais, Me., Jul 29" cds at right, Very Fine; with 1994 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. U.S. 13; $950 on cover Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2144Hawaii, (Incoming Mail) 1865 (Sep. 21) Oakland Cal. to Lahainaluna, Maui, Hawaii, orange cover addressed to Rev. Sereno E. Bishop with "Oakland Cal., Sep 21" cds and bearing pen cancelled U.S. 3¢ rose (65), red crayon "7¢" due rating, manuscript "H. Hillebrand, Sept. 21/65" receipt docketing at right; opening nick top right, F.-V.F.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2145Hawaii, 1902 Sanford B. Dole Appointment Proclamation, 16x12" document of Sanford B. Dole (1st Governor Territory of Hawaii) appointing E.C. Bond to the Board of Registration of the Big Island of Hawaii, with large red Official Hawaiian Seal; signed by Governor Dole and the Secretary of the Territory Henry Cooper; with original official business letter that the document was sent in; matted and framed, Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.