1830 TURNED MAIL LONDON TO SHAFTESBURY RE-USED LOCALLY TO FIFEHEAD NEVILLE/'SHAFTESBURY PENNY POST' HAND STAMP (DT458). Letter, some faults and parts missing, from London to 'P M Chitty Esq Shaftesbury' with charge of '9' and on front red 'star' shaped inspector's mark, also very unusual hand stamp 'F' in italic capital style and London date stamp JA 20 1830. Letter turned and re-used locally from Shaftesbury to 'Mr John Dowding Fifehead', charged '2', on front good strike boxed 'Shaftesbury/Penny Post' hand stamp in black (DT458) and SHAFTESBURY undated circular hand stamp (DT447). Faults but unusual. (Ref 119661).