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Autograph Letter Signed, to his wife, Mrs. Peckston, 95 Castle Street, Mahon, about the arrival of The Scout, the dispatch of an earlier letter, expressing his concern and love for her, incorporating a three stanza poem to her

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Autograph Letter Signed, to his wife, Mrs. Peckston, 95 Castle Street, Mahon, about the arrival of The Scout, the dispatch of an earlier letter, expressing his concern and love for her, incorporating a three stanza poem to her

by NAVAL. Thomas Peckston, Purser, Volontaire, 1812

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Volontaire, off Marseilles, 7 September 1812. 3 pp. 11 x 7 inches, in good condition but centrefold almost separated. With a Portsmouth Dock Ship Letter mark, and a very fine oval ‘Return’d for Postage’ marking, indicating that mail to Mahon had to be prepaid. Endorsed “To the care of L.Hargrave Esq., Consul General”. An attractive maritime postal history item. The Peckston papers are in the Royal Naval Museum, Portsmouth. “The Scout has joined and is going to the Fleet. I have just time to tell you that I sent you a long Letter by our Prize that left us on the 5th by my old messmate Mr. Manico ...” The Volontaire Frigate (40 guns) was a British ship captured from the French in 1806.

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Julian Browning Rare Books & Manuscripts GB (GB)
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Title
Autograph Letter Signed, to his wife, Mrs. Peckston, 95 Castle Street, Mahon, about the arrival of The Scout, the dispatch of an earlier letter, expressing his concern and love for her, incorporating a three stanza poem to her
Author
NAVAL. Thomas Peckston, Purser, Volontaire, 1812
Book condition
Used
Place of Publication
Volontaire, off Marseilles, 7 September 1812

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