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DOMINICA postal history
1932 printed sender cover from A.A. Baron, BELL HALL & BARON GARDEN ESTATES to New York marked "Per S.S. Munamar" with KGV 2d pmk'd New York PAQUEBOT arrival duplex dated JUL 19 1932.

BERBICE, British Guiana postal history
BERBICE./7 DEC 1815 tiny 2-line handstamp (19mm incl. stop x 2mm) across top flap of clean entire from Hope & Experiment plantation to Belfast rated 2/4 changed 2/7 changed 2/11. Possibly the clearest of the three recorded examples. The easy-to-read contents written by John McLennen refer to receipt of stores on board the Ship Margaret Bogle arrived Demerara along with the Paragon, expectancy of a good cotton crop, 60 bales Ginned which will be shipped soon, I planted 10 acres of Plantains, the long dry season has been very much against the cattle throughout the Colony, some Estates have lost 15 of their finest Oxen, back land of this estate full of Bederie bush which is not answer for pasture, loss of lambs the last wet season due bad distemper, there can be no proof against Alfred of being an obia man, I made oath before the Governor about 140 Bales of Cotton shipped on board the Cesar, any damage must have been done after delivery to the Ship, the Negroes are in good health and spirits, which is a pleasure to me.
The other two examples of this rare 2-line dated 18 Oct 1815 and June 26 1816