1863 ¼oz single weight unpaid After Packet letter from Calcutta (Oct 23) to Bordeaux France (Nov 26). Letters to France at this time could not be prepaid thus the ms 9 indicating 9 decimes due from the recipient. 2a paid the postage for after packet letters weighing between ½ and 1 tola. This letter met the steamer Bengal at Kedgeree. Attractive hs via SUEZ & FRANCE on front.