GB 1760 Cover - Seven Years War, POW mail
Stock Code: P201005755
1760 Seven Years War - Prisoner of War Mail. Very fine incoming letter to a French POW on parole at Winchester charged '3[d]' and showing the manuscript 'M-----' of the Winchester prison agent on rear flap along with a London Bishop mark for '13/SE'. Interesting contents referring to postal rates 'your letters to Spain cost 18d sterling, 10d to France and 3d from Winchester to London'.
Illustrated in Renollaud (p.50) and one of only six recorded POW letters to Winchester POWs and one of less than a dozen POW covers known to POWs in Britain during the Seven Years War.
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