1816, Feb. 7. Entire letter from Havana to Vilanova i la Geltrú (Spain), carried by the Spanish Royal Mail Service via Corunna, with application, in transit at Cadiz, of two-line "Islas De/Barlovento" handstamp in purple (P.E. 3), rated on arrival in manuscript to pay the 5 reales single maritime rate. Vertical fold. The only cover recorded with this postmark in this colour.