NIGER COMP. TERRS 1895 SGZ20 Cover
Stock Code: P178012073
1897 (13 FEB) cover (embossed West India Regiment logo on flap, with 5-page contents on matching notepaper) from Akassa to England, carried on the S.S. Angola, franked at double rate by Great Britain 2½d purple/blue horizontal pair, tied by fine type 4 violet boxed ds and red Liverpool entry cds (26 MAR). Backstamped at Bury St Edmunds (MR 27). Minor opening faults, but a very neat and attractive usage. The contents, written by Rowland Litchford, a Lieutenant on garrison duty over a fortnight from 27 Jan to 11 Feb, provide a fascinating account of daily life in the territories.
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