SOMERSET - THE 'HANCOCK' HANDSTAMP (see note in County Catalogue - distinctive type 'K'). 1794 large part wrapper addressed to Hancock, Wiveliscombe, Wellington, Somerset with a good to fine strike dated 'AU 1'. Letter dated 31st July 1794. This handstamp recorded 1790-1796 on some mail passing through or addressed to Wellington. (Ref 48598).