Details For Cover ID# 28957

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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: Feb 21, 1864
Origin: Bulogne S Mer, FRANCE
Destination: Beverly, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

[From USS Kearsarge off France in pursuit of the CSS raider Alabama], cover with pencil "Steamer Kearsarge" and "Feb 25 1864" endorsement at left in pencil franked with four copies 40c France tied by "549" in dots cancels, Boulogne S Mer 1 March 1864 origin datestamp, red boxed "PD" and 6d credit, Portland ME Paid 30 Mar 15 exchange office datestamp for double rate

carried by the ex Cunard Line steamer Jura while owned by the Allan Line

THE CSS Alabama was eventually sunk on 14 June 1864

Owner's ID: 589
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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