Entire from New York to  London via Cunard steamer


Single weight letter sent from New York to London via Boston on board Cunard's "Britannia" in March 1841.
Postage due in GB: 1/- in manuscript comprising packet fee of 1/- including delivery in GB.
Packet Mark: Robinson / Tabeart type P2, in use at Liverpool 1840-1844 for mail carried from Boston by Cunard.
The GB packet fee of 1/- for the first half ounce was introduced 10th January 1840.

North Atlantic Mail Sailings 1840-75, W Hubbard and R F Winter.
Robertson Revisited, Colin Tabeart;
United Kingdom Letter Rates, Inland and Overseas, 1635 to 1900, Colin Tabeart;

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