Details For Cover ID# 15962

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Cover Type: CSA with stamp(s)
Entered by: haascovers
Added on:Jun 21, 10
Edited on:Jun 22, 10
 
Postmark: circa Oct 1863
Origin: (unknown), UNITED STATES
Destination: (unknown), UNITED STATES
 
Description:

CSA Scott #8, two cent red, on local drop printed circular for the Southwestern Telegraph Company.  The circular contains the name of John Van Horne as President.
   
The lines of the Southwestern Telegraph Company, extended from Louisville south through the States of Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, to New Orleans. The wire mileage of the company in 1861 was distributed as follows: Kentucky, 605; Tennessee, 567; Mississippi, 713; Louisiana, 253; Alabama, 35; for a total of 2,173 miles.    
 
City of origin cannot be precisely determined without examining the inside of the circular for clues. 

Owner's ID: mp3641
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.