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1840 WAGHORN & Co.: "Care of/Mr. Waghorn/Suez" oval handstamp with '621' noting and signed by 'G.D.' for 'S.S. & Co.' (Samuel Smith & Co., Waghorn's Agents at Calcutta in payment of Rs 1/- registration charges for carriage of letters up to 1 tola) on entire letter (16 Jan.) from Calcutta, 'Via Bombay and Suez' (endorsed in m/s) and via Alexandria to Bordeaux (10 Mar.) = 54 days, with despatch and arrival datestamp on back, boxed "INDIA" and "PAQUEBOTS/DE LA/MEDITERRANEE" both in red on face.
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