BAHAMAS. 1897 cover to Boston, U.S.A. with a 2½d cancelled NASSAU AP 13 97. A violet boxed ‘MAIL DELAYED / ON SHIP’ is on the front of the cover. On the back is a Boston APR 18 1897 arrival cancel. The cover has been damaged which includes the majority of the back flap and lower right corner missing. A very scarce ‘Delayed’ marking.