Eunice and Ron Shanahan have shared with readers of the Victorian Web this material from their website, Letters from the Past. Click on thumbnails for larger images.
The letter was written during the Anglo-American War of 1812-1814. In RM Willcock's book The Postal History of Great Britain and Ireland, it states "Very little forces mail is around from this pointless and unsatisfactory episode in North America."
Last modified 18 December 2002