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Lot# 5440 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 5440 Haiti

    1803 (May 29): Entire letter from Nantes to Port au Prince, Ile St. Domingue, endorsed in manuscript on flap "Forwarded by y.m.o. s. (your most obedient servant) Joseph Kaumann, New York, Sept 7, 1803". Unlisted by Rowe, the cover mailed during a turbulent period of Haiti's history: in August 1803 the French had lost Jeremie and were to lose Cayes to Dessalines in October.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 160.00 CHF