Details For Cover ID# 27269

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Jul 11, 18
Edited on:Jul 11, 18
 
Postmark: Mar 29, 1861
Origin: Morven, Virginia, UNITED STATES
Destination: New Orleans, Louisiana, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

3c red on white Star Die postal entire (#U26) with "Morven Va. Mar 29/ 61" manuscript postmark and pen cancel, to New Orleans, La.  Carroll Hoy & Co. correspondence. Pre-secession of Virginia (4/17/1861) but after Louisiana was admitted to the Confederacy (2/4/1861).

Morven, Amalia County, Virginia post office was established in 1853 and closed in 1904. Scarce envelope size: UPSS no. 49, size 2, knife 2.

Owner's ID: 2006
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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