Three Free fronts sent from London to Dunse, dated Mar 16th 1833, May 6th 1833 and Apr 14th 1834
Addressed to The Hon and Mrs General Maitland, Manderstone, Dunse
Markings Ref (Stanley Gibbons 9th Ed) – Very clear and crisp Double rim free frank (Evening Duty), 1A/11, p5 (£15 each)
Signed by “St Vincent”
Edward Jervis Jervis, 2nd Viscount St Vincent (1767-1859)
1823-59 – Viscount St Vincent
1828-32 – Lieutenant of Nova Scotia
Jervis’ uncle was John Jervis, 1st Earl St Vincent, Admiral of the Fleet
The addressee, General Sir Peregrine Maitland, served during the Battle of Waterloo, and was created a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath. He also served in her Majesty’s colonial administrations in Madras, India and the Cape Colony, South Africa