1852 outer lettersheet from Mauritius to Bordeaux "Per Ship "Rodney" via Ceylon & Marseille" '1/-' in red manuscript Crown 'MAURITIUS G.P.O.' datestamp 'MR 03 1852' and straight line 'SHIP LETTER' in black. 'BRITISH PACKET POSTAGE / PAID' in black. Galle, Alexandra, and French cancellations on the flap. Charged '10' decimes on arrival in France.