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Cover Type: Foreign origin, inbound to USA stampless
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Nov 27, 20
Edited on:Dec 2, 20
 
Postmark: Nov 29, 1859
Origin: Arundel, UNITED KINGDOM
Destination: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

England to Lord Lyons as British Envoy to US at Washington, unpaid 1859 mourning cover, Arundel No 29 59 origin postmark, red London backstamp, 3 cents debit handstamp, Portland ME Am Pkt 24 exchange office datestamp of 16 Deember 1859, see album page info for additional info about this trip of the Allan Line steamer North American


the addressee, Lord Lyons, was instrumental in resolving the the Trent Affair at the start of the Civil War

Owner's ID: 599
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes