Details For Cover ID# 28944

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Cover Type: Foreign origin, inbound to USA with foreign stamp(s)
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Nov 25, 20
Edited on:Dec 4, 20
Postmark: Apr 22, 1861
Origin: Paris, FRANCE
Destination: New Orleans, Louisiana, UNITED STATES

[France to Confederate New Orleans], Paris April 22, 1861 datestamp of folded letter to New Orleans, prepaid with 80c imperf Napoleon, red "PD" handstamp, letter carried by Allan Line steamer North American to Quebec and then by rail to Portland where it received the "May 10 Portland ME Paid 15" exchange office datestamp, a very late use before the suspension of mail service into the Confederacy on May 27, 1861, letter faults from some inkĀ  erosion on the right side

a very rare use via Portland exchange office to the CSA

Owner's ID: 562
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No