Details For Cover ID# 28222

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Apr 12, 19
Edited on:Apr 12, 19
 
Postmark: Dec 15, 1853
Origin: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Destination: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

3c dull red type II (#11A) tied by "New-York Dec 15" (1853) circular datestamp on folded letter to Boston. William Appleton & Co. correspondence.
Transcript of letter:
"New York 15th December 1853.
Messrs. Wm. Appleton & Co.
Dear Sirs,
We have your letter of yesterday with Bill of Lading and invoice for a box containing 5 California Bars of Gold valued at $10,231.79 which at 1/8% discount we credit you in $10,219.01 subject to your guarantee of the assay as usual. and indebit (?) you on the other house for your draft of the above ---- and ------.  Your very respectfully, James S. Brigs & Sons
We are desired by the Nicaragua Co. to inquire whether their specie was insured by you, that they may  know whether to declare the assessment under their general policy in case it was not."

Owner's ID: 2144
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
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