SPANISH COLONIES – CORISCO ISLAND 1862

£1,100.00

Stampless Cover to the U.S.A. charged 66 cents with 56 cents due to the U.K., with “NEW-YORK / BR PKT” arrival datestamp of May 21st. The enclosed letter, written from “Itanda luku” on the Spanish claimed West African island of Corisco, is from a missionary, R. Hamill Nassau, and describes his first month in Africa, learning the Benga language,
and the flowers and scenery of Corisco island. A very scarce and early missionary letter from Corisco.

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