French Colonies. (Senegal - British Post Office in Madeira). 1852. Stamp-less envelope written from Senegal dated 'St. Louis le 19 Fevrier 1852' addressed to Bordeaux, sent on the steamer "Bakel" via Madeira with British Post Office Madeira transit on reverse 'Ap 6', London transit '16/4' with framed 'Anglo-French accountancy 'Colonies & c Art 13' on face with French entry cachet, Paris transit and Bordeaux arrival '19th Avril', charged with hand-struck '15' for rate via Great Britain. Very nice item from French West Africa routed via the Portuguese Island of Madeira.