EXCELLENT HISTORICAL letter with lengthy contents with several references to MILITARY matters including AFGHAN WAR, UNCERTAIN STATE IN CHINA (Opium Wars), PENANG & FAMILY MATTERS. One notable reference is to the writer's son's "Regiment destroyed" (KHYBER PASS).The incident referred to is probably the massacre of British forces by the GHILZAIS in the Khyber Pass in January 1841. Overall Fine for an item of this type & period.
Please look at all the scans to help form your own opinion. The item "GB Norfolk Cover Coltishall Penny Post HISTORIC LETTER AFGHAN WAR CHINAetc EP5" is in sale since Friday, November 26, 2021. This item is in the category "Stamps\Great Britain\Covers\Victoria (1840-1901)". The seller is "samwells-covers" and is located in Bath. This item can be shipped worldwide.