1853 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER AND HANDWRITTEN RELIC OF SEA FARING COMMERCE HANDWRITTEN BY A CAPTAIN VERY SOON TO BE NOTED IN DISPATCHES FOR HIS GALLANT SAVING OF PASSENGERS AND CREW IN THE 'SAN FRANCISCO' SHIPPING DISASTER

By: C.B. PENDLETON, CAPTAIN

Price: $885.99

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On offer is an interesting, original manuscript relic of mid 19th Century shipping and commerce handwritten by the renowned C B Pendleton noted in dispatches for his gallant help and aide to survivors of the shipping disaster at high seas on the cholera stricken 'San Francisco' while Pendleton was captain of the Lucy Thompson in 1857. This 1853 autographed letter [ALS] dated Melite's Bay [Cape Town South Africa] Sept of 1853 regarding his problems with setting out to sea because of the steamboat ballast, and decision not to transfer cotton to the steam boat Joseph Walker. He also mentions his ill health though it is improving. Blue folded letter is frank with a 3ct #11, with file fold through stamp. Some small split in a fold or two but overall G.

Title: 1853 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER AND HANDWRITTEN RELIC OF SEA FARING COMMERCE HANDWRITTEN BY A CAPTAIN VERY SOON TO BE NOTED IN DISPATCHES FOR HIS GALLANT SAVING OF PASSENGERS AND CREW IN THE 'SAN FRANCISCO' SHIPPING DISASTER

Author Name: C.B. PENDLETON, CAPTAIN

Categories: 19th Century Ephemera, 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview,

Publisher: MELITE'S BAY CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA, 1853

Book Condition: Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 0002371

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