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Lot 984

Treaty Ports - Canton, 1752 (20 Dec.) entire letter datelined "a Canton le 20 Décembre 1752" to "Monsieur Bonnaire, Ecrivain du vau. La Villeflix, En Rade De Wampou", writer reports complaints among soldiers of denial of full rations probably due to lack of proper food supplies (particularly meat) from the clerks aboard the supply ship "La Villeflix" stationed off Whampoa, part of top of letter cut away not affecting dateline or text. Interesting early letter.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Realized HK$ 21,850

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