20 MAY 1905, Page 15


SIR,—With reference to the article, "A Million Stamps," in your issue of May 13th, I should like to say that an aunt of mine did collect a million stamps (French and English), which she sold for £120. With this sum she bought the use of a bed in a hospital for six months of every year. She collected a second million, for which she was offered £20. This sum she refused, not considering it sufficient, and the stamps were unsold at the time of her death in 1892.—I am,