1900 GIBRALTAR – USA ..U.S.A.T. KILPATRICK enroute PHILIPPINES.. [21008]

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1900 (Nov 25) Crested envelope together with letter to wife at Brooklyn, New York written on U.S.A.T. Kilpatrick crested paper bearing Gibraltar 2½d tied Gibraltar A26 duplex & on reverse transit (1 Dec) cds & Brooklyn (2 Dec) arrival cds….The Kilpatrick en-route Manila, Philippines after the Spanish American war ending 13 Aug 1898 US forces occupy Philippines, insurrections commence lasting to 4 July 1902 but on Mindanao continue to 1913… Letter mentions making a good run 11 days 14 hours & beating the Bufford by 2 days to Gib. A good Spanish- American war related item

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