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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Aug 8, 18
Edited on:Aug 29, 18
Postmark: Nov 8, 1859
Origin: Fort Arbuckle, Arkansas, UNITED STATES
Destination: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES

[Fort Arbuckle via Ft Smith, Arks] manuscript military notation on a 3c Nesbitt entire  originally addressed to Col. E(dmund) B. Alexander (who had established Fort Bliss, Texas in 1854 and was on leave in 1859) in Philadelphia, note on reverse indicates originated at Camp Cobb on 5 November 1859  (Camp Cobb was established on 1 October 1859 near the Wichita Indian Agency) notes look like the military was noting the locations of Edmund's brothers, it entered the mails with Fort Arbuckle Ark Nov 8 postmark, other notations on front include names of the two brothers and place names including Fort Chadbourne, Texas, Camp Colorado (Texas) and Fort Cobb, unusual and enigmatic but rare postmark from Chickasaw Nation

ex Kramer and Walske

Owner's ID: 4111
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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