Lot 1116Nova Scotia, 1799 (Jun. 1) Halifax N.S. to Newport R.I., folded letter from Stephen W. Deblois to his uncle, contents includes transmission of a letter received from London, with "Halifax, Jun 1 99" two-line backstamp and matching "Post Paid" in circle handstamp with red manuscript "Paid 4½" d.cy. rating, endorsed "p Pkt via New York", carried as a packet letter by Grantham to New York, paid rating crossed out and updated to "17" cents inland postage due for 150-300 miles; couple small holes, Fine cross-border use, ex-Dr. Robertson.
Estimate $500 - 750.