1818 MAIL CANTERBURY TO MAIDSTONE WITH MANUSCRIPT 'By Bag' AND 'CANTERBURY 56' MILEAGE MARK (KT 185). Letter Canterbury to 'Mefsrs. Norwood Solicitors Charing Maidstone', dated December 12th 1818 and charged '7'. On front fair strike 'CANTERBURY/56' mileage mark in black (KT185) and at lower left fine manuscript 'By bag' denoting rural route. The mileage mark appears to be a later reuse as this hand stamp only recorded in county catalogue 1805-1806. Letter accompanied by 1817 wrapper and 1821 front also showing late use of this mileage mark. (3 items). (Ref 73034).