November 10, 2016, 12:00 PM GMT
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Lot 327: WEST INDIES ISLANDS to GB 1793-98 Maritime Trading famly EL's - m
Estimate: £90 - £120
Description: WEST INDIES ISLANDS to GB 1793-98 Maritime Trading famly EL's - much historical detail to Ulverston, others trading from Barbados, St. Thomas & St. Eustatius, Netherland Indies and Cove in Ireland during renewed War with France, awaiting delayed fleet escort to West Indies. Mentions 'Fleet lying in wait in mouth of Channel, taking a French man of War Brig - 16 guns, prize money to the SFINX frigate,' marks incl. s/line COVE, DOVER & LI Ship Letters, late Bishopmarks etc. note - the condition is poor with heavily soiled/tears etc. but interesting research material of the period.