Details For Cover ID# 27208

Click on cover image to view at full resolution.

Front Image

Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Jun 14, 18
Edited on:Feb 24, 19
Postmark: circa Mar 13, 1862
Origin: Sacramento, California, UNITED STATES
Destination: San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES

Office of / Sacramento Valley Railroad / Sacramento - framed corner card and matching "FREE" in negative octagon on express cover to (Senator) John Conness, San Francisco, carried by Wells Fargo with their blue Sacramento double circle datesatmp, addressed to the Ross House and with pencil box "110" notation, cover restored with parts of reverse added, the only reported example from this important railroad that operated between Sacramento & Folsom, CA until it was sold to the Central Pacific RR in August 1865.

Conness had the honor of being a pallbearer at Lincoln's funeral on April 19, 1865.

Owner's ID: 3492
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.