GB 1858 SG40, 72 Cover London to Peterboro, Canada
Stock Code: P190013001
1858 Transatlantic mail. Very fine envelope sent from London to Peterboro, Canada double rate cover prepaid at 1s per 1oz by a 1s Green (SG 72) with an additional 1d Rose-red (SG 40) paying a 1d late fee both tied by London City "19" numerals with a Liverpool transit datestamp for JU.5.1858. Without sending endorsements and sent from Liverpool per Cunard steamer "Europa" to Halifax. Internally endorsed by the sender on the backflap "We have had a very cold spring all our children (7) have the hooping cough..." Most unusual.
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