to his daughter in Hamilton and bearing Large Queen 6c. blackish brown, the cover sent as far as Halifax where it was marked "returned for postage" (partially reduced) in blue crayon, a further 6c. strip of three (lifted to reveal the original Quebec d.s. and hinged back in place) affixed (6c. shortage + 12c. fine) and cancelled with duplex for 8 April, Quebec Legislature c.d.s. at left, two part Halifax oval d.s. on reverse; the envelope with part flap missing and the adhesives with a few small faults, though an attractive and most unusual franking. Photo" /> cover 1869 (10 Mar.) envelope from E. Hale, Member of the Quebec Legislature,<I> "via Halifax"</I> to his daughter in Hamilton and bearing Large Queen 6c. blackish brown, the cover sent as far as Halifax where it was marked<I> "returned for postage"</I> (partially reduced) in blue crayon, a further 6c. strip of three (lifted to reveal the original Quebec d.s. and hinged back in place) affixed (6c. shortage + 12c. fine) and cancelled with duplex for 8 April, Quebec Legislature c.d.s. at left, two part Halifax oval d.s. on reverse; the envelope with part flap missing and the adhesives with a few small faults, though an attractive and most unusual franking. Photo | Christie's