Details For Cover ID# 28855

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Oct 13, 20
Edited on:Oct 13, 20
 
Postmark: Sep 21, 1858
Origin: San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES
Destination: Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

1855 10c green on white Nesbitt entire (U15) with "San Francisco Cal. Sep. 21, 1858" cds addressed in the hand of Edwin M. Stanton to his young wife Ellen in Pittsburg, Pa.

Edwin Stanton was in San Francisco in 1858 at the behest of the U.S. Attorney General to review claims to California lands. With the assistance of a Congressional act, Stanton unearthed records from all over the state pertaining to Mexican land grants, and faithfully represented the Buchanan administration's interests in California.

Owner's ID: 2383
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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