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Br Guiana

Preadhesive mail


Early letters





















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This letter from Rio Essequibo 10 Sharon CT. was handed ro Captain Saville of a Boston steamer
and marked SHIP and BOSTOX on its arrival on 2- August. JOc was paid for domestic delivery.
The letter addressed to Ma Jonathan Roberts from her husband describes a difficult trading
environment: "I say dam the hole generation. A man my blood is to worm to think on them". (sic)








- Very Jew letters earlier than 1800 from Demerara are known.
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