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Cover Type: USA domestic stampless
Entered by: southern*patriot
Added on:Nov 23, 18
Edited on:Nov 23, 18
 
Postmark: circa Jan 17, 1850
Origin: Norfolk, Virginia, UNITED STATES
Destination: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

Stampless cover postmarked red NORFOLK, VA., JAN 17 and matching PAID with manuscript "5" sent to Philadelphia, Pa via "Post Paid". On the front in manuscript "a Duel" and inside docketed "No.4? Comado James Barron U.S.N. the one who shot Com'd Decatur". There was a duel between the men. James and Stephen are both wounded. Com'd Stephen Decatur dies of his wounds.

 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes