1843 'PR STEAMER GT WESTERN' TRANSATLANTIC MAIL/31ST CROSSING USA TO THE UK. 1843 wrapper New Orleans to 'Mefsrs Fred. Huth and Co London' with manuscript 'pr Steamer Gt Western' and carried on the 31st crossing from the USA to the UK, charged '8'. On reverse chamfered 'JU 8 43/LIVERPOOL/SHIP' and oval 'FORWARDED BY/NEW YORK/COLLOMB and ISELIN.' forwarding agent's cachet, both struck in black. Great Western departed New York 25 5 43 arriving Liverpool 8 6 43. (Ref 93444).