1840 DORSET/'BLANDFORD PENNY POST' HAND STAMP (DT56). Fine letter Durweston to 'Mefsrs Wills and Burridge Solicitors Shaftesbury Dorset', dated 22 March 1840 with postage paid 'P1'. On front slightly blurred strike boxed 'No.3' receiving house hand stamp, unallocated but presumably Durweston. On reverse very fine strike 'BLANDFORD/22 MR 1840/PY POST' hand stamp in black (DT56). (Ref 119697).