. Scarce mail from a U.K. station. Photo" /> cover 1833 (17 Sep.) entire letter sent from a Lance Corporal in the 46th Regiment to Dorchester and countersigned at left, with London Paid tombstone on front and Canterbury despatch c.d.s. on the reverse, fresh and fine. The contents include<I> "...after we had embarked, the news of an insurrection on the Isle of France (Mauritius) occasioned an order for us to proceed there to quell it, but fortunately all was quiet before we arrived there"</I>. Scarce mail from a U.K. station. Photo | Christie's