GB PORTSMOUTH SHIP LETTER FROM PORTUGAL 1813

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outer part of an entire from Corunna in Portugal, 25 November 1813, then under British control at the end of the Peninsular War period; oval crowned ‘Ship Letter Portsmouth’ handstamp, a light but clear strike; to London, MS rate mark 13; on reverse London arrival cds in red 22 December 1813, some age wear but a scarce Napoleonic era item to Fred Huth but lacking the orginal text; filing crease just clear of handstamp