Details For Cover ID# 29492

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Cover Type: Foreign origin, inbound to USA stampless
Entered by: nomad55
Added on:Jun 17, 22
Edited on:Jun 17, 22
Postmark: Dec 2, 1863 (To a Confederate officer in Missouri)
Origin: Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM
Destination: Hamilton, Missouri, UNITED STATES

England to a Confederate Officer in Missouri. Small registered cover with mourning border from Manchester, England, routed via Liverpool and addressed to John H. Burrows, a Confederate officer in Hamilton Missouri, red oval "Registered Manchester U/ 2 DE 63" datestamp, manuscript "27" debit to U.S. for an unpaid registered letter, no indication of a further collection of inland postage to Missouri, Liverpool backstamp and reply docketing dated Feb. 14, 1864, overall soiling, Very Fine and rare "triple threat" cover, combining mourning usage, transatlantic carriage and an address to a Missouri Confederate officer, Burrows was a postmaster and secession leader in Missouri before the War and joined the Confederate service as a lieutenant in the Hamilton (Caldwell County) Minutemen, he later served in Coleman's Regiment Missouri Cavalry, he was captured in July 1862 and held at Gratiot Street Prison in St. Louis and later Johnson's Island.

Text source - Siegel auction gallery

Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes