Entire letter written "Alexandria 26.Maggio 1846" mailed from the Sardinian Consulate in Alexandria, canc. oval "AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO Alexandria" to Syra. Splashed with vinegar and with two disinfection slits due to cholera outbreak. Postage markings "20" (lepta) in Syra and "18" (kreuzer) for the Lloyd fee. Very rare.