Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Bath pre-printed postcard 1874 "if spared"

 Here is an example of a pre-printed halfpenny postal stationery card used from Bath in 1874 filled in with a somewhat pessimistic message.  The postcard was asking for support for Sir Peter Spokes in an election to Director of the National Provident Institution.  The respondent has filled in "I shall if spared have pleasure in Voting for Sir Peter Spokes ...".

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