1773, Philadelphia to London, England via New York.
Folded cover addressed to Thomas Penn in London, red "PHILA/DELPHIA"
two-line handstamp and faint red Franklin mark, "NEW-YORK"
handstamp and "6 AP"
Franklin mark, additional postage charged for weight indicated by manuscript red "To Pay 1/"
rate, scarce "IND. AND PACT./POSTAGE"
two-line handstamp with manuscript "3N"
for total packet charge, London "28/MA"
(May 28) Bishop's receiving mark, horizontal file fold, slight wear, Very Fine, Thomas Penn was the son of William Penn and a bitter adversary of Benjamin Franklin
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