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JAMAICA postal history
FIRST DAY WITH NEW 1/- PER HALF OUNCE PACKET RATE to BWI based on progressive weight (previously based on sheets): entire written Ayr 30th December with light boxed AYR/DEC 30 1839 and red (London) N/1 JA 1/1840 which display top flap to Alex C. Logan, Great Valley, Manchester, Jamaica rated 1/- unpaid with 2/3" (local currency) below and red "silver" (unknown whether contemporary), docketting on lower flap, some soiling but finding another would be like looking for a needle in a haystack!
The new rate introduced from G.P.O. London January 1st 1840