Lot# 7246 - Auction 234-243
Crimean War / British Forces 1854: Envelope and complete contents, written on board 'Melbourne Steamer, Black Sea' (May 27) with starting line "Here we are at last on our way to Varna"...and later added to on June 1st, "we embarked at Varna at 10 o/c.." with the letter headed "Camp Varna". Sent on via Forwarding Agent to Dublin, Ireland with oval RECEIVED & FORWARDED / BY / HOWARD SEAGER / AGENT / CONSTANTINOPLE in black. Mailed at the French P.O. in Constantinople (June 5) at Civilian rate and charged '1/3d.' due in manuscript upon arrival (June 19). Illustrated in 'A Crimean War Study' by Piat on page 21. A unique and early letter from the Campaign. Opinion Todd (2015).rnProvenance: Collection Kenneth Rowe; Collection François X. Piat, Cavendish, Derby, 9 Sept 2015.
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