to his wife in England, showing "HAMILTON/BERMUDA" c.d.s. and Paid Liverpool US Packet c.d.s. in red alongside, Gosport arrival c.d.s. for 22 June on reverse. The letter discusses the post, the loss of H.M.S. Niobe and his stomach pains through drinking porter. The cover is accompanied by Major William Tyler Stuart's Commission as a Major in the infantry in 1870, signed by the Duke of Cambridge. Photo" /> cover A pair in combination with 1865 1d. rose-red, all lightly cancelled and tied on 1874 (4 June) envelope (repaired tear across upper left corner), complete with long letter, from Major Stuart at Hamilton<I> "Via New York"</I> to his wife in England, showing "HAMILTON/BERMUDA" c.d.s. and Paid Liverpool US Packet c.d.s. in red alongside, Gosport arrival c.d.s. for 22 June on reverse. The letter discusses the post, the loss of H.M.S. <I>Niobe</I> and his stomach pains through drinking porter. The cover is accompanied by Major William Tyler Stuart's Commission as a Major in the infantry in 1870, signed by the Duke of Cambridge. Photo | Christie's