written by Pte. J. Brown of H.M. 49 Regt. on board troopship "Apollo" to his parents in Scotland via Calcutta where it received the Ship Letter Free c.d.s. (HG SR46), countersigned by the C.O. (Capt. D. Macandrew). A fine and rare soldier's letter written 8 days before the Treaty of Nanking was signed. Photo" /> cover 1842 (21 Aug.) soldier's entire letter headed<I> "Chin Nankin Harbour"</I> written by Pte. J. Brown of H.M. 49 Regt. on board troopship<I> "Apollo"</I> to his parents in Scotland via Calcutta where it received the Ship Letter Free c.d.s. (HG SR46), countersigned by the C.O. (Capt. D. Macandrew). A fine and rare soldier's letter written 8 days before the Treaty of Nanking was signed. Photo | Christie's