Envelopes from letters sent by Richard Scoble in America to his mother in Cornwall, 1870s (AD833/121)

Envelope from one of Richard Scoble's letters home from America

Envelopes can often be as fascinating as the letters they contain, featuring stamps, postmarks and, of course, addresses. (AD833/121)

Maylyers a yll bos mar dhe les avel an lytherow a-berveth, gans stampys, merkyow post ha, heb mar, trigvaow. (AD833/121)