1820 SFL Liverpool, GB (dateline Jan 18, 1820) to Lower Town, Quebec via “Carter via New York”, New York (Mar 8) and “SHIP” hs., ms “20 3/4c” (2c ship plus 18 3/4c to border, converted and total “2N1” due.
Interestingly, the writer distinguishes the location as “Lower Town” in Quebec city.
:Letter from William Newton discusses letters, postage, waiting on ships Elizabeth and Finch. Mentions lumber prices, profits and other issues. “Must be passing a rather dull winter in Quebec”