Lanman & Kemp Correspondence from the Philippines
Manila, Philippines, October 5, 1864, per En Cano from Manila to Hong Kong, enters the mails Hong Kong October 12, 1864 (B62 backstamp) and Hong Kong PAID OC 12 / 64 (Type A CDS, latest known use), per P&O line Ganges departed Hong Kong October 15, arrived Galle October 31, transferred to Golconda, departed Galle November 1 arrived Suez November 17, transferred to Delta departed Alexandria November 19, arrived Marsaille November 25. “Overland via Marseilles” handstamp. Rated 2/1½ plus 1d to Hong Kong for total of 2/2½ fully paid to the United States. 5 cent credit to the United States. Per Cunard Line Canada, arrived Boston December 14, docketed receipt December 15, 1864.