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An attractive envelope advertising the “Gran Hotel Inglaterra” in Havana. Franked with a 5 centavos de peso stamp of the issue of January 1890, the stamp depicts the young King Alfonso XIII.

The letter was posted from Havana on December 10, 1890, carried by steamer to New York, where it was processed on December 13, and sent on to Providence, Rhode Island, where it was received on December 15.

Envelope
Tome I, p.68: Havana to Providence, Rhode Island. 10 December, 1890.
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