Details For Cover ID# 27259

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Cover Type: CSA with stamp(s)
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Jul 4, 18
Edited on:Jul 4, 18
 
Postmark: Apr 24, 1863
Origin: Richmond, Virginia, UNITED STATES
Destination: Quincy, Florida, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

CSA #9, "TEN" Cents blue, full to very large margins, tied to 23 April 1863 folded letter to Quincy, Florida by Richmond, Virginia Apr 23 1863 postmark, CSA catalog lists April 23, 1863 as earliest reported use, and all April uses of this stamp are rare, ex Wiseman and Kilborne, extremely fine

Letter from an estate attorney representing the addressee, to a Reverend with slave sale content includes: The boy George was not sold with the other slaves. He was at that time impressed into the Confederate service and at work upon the fortifications. When his time was up, he was returned and I sold him last week for $2,675. Nanncy R. Anderson bought him. ..... Wright and Waddels sold for $4,402.75. The expenses have not yet been ascertained ...

Owner's ID: 3516
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? Yes, for US$ 4500.   Interested in this cover? Contact frajola.
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.