Details For Cover ID# 27447

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Nov 1, 18
Edited on:Feb 5, 20
Postmark: Aug 1, 1865
Origin: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Destination: Prescott, Arizona, UNITED STATES

[Wells, Fargo, New York to Arizona Territory] Wells Fargo & Co Express, New York blue Aug 1 datestamp tying pair 3c Rose (#65) to cover address to Hon John Goodwin, Governor (of newly created Arizona Territory) at Prescott, Arizona Territory, sender endorsed "Per California Steamer" at left, (per PMSS steamer "Golden City" arv. SFC from Panama on 25 Aug 1865)

Cover was handled by Wells Fargo as far as their office in San Bernardino where it was placed in the U.S. mails, San Bernardino, California Aug 29 postmark, unusual routing and handling during the the first couple months of regular postal service to Prescott (see news article in 26 September 1865 San Francisco Bulletin), believed to be the earliest reported use to the early capital of Arizona Territory, ex Birkinbine

Owner's ID: 4803
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 18] SNS# 18 [1861 3¢ Rose - USA Stamps 1861-1865 Issue]