Details For Cover ID# 29799

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Cover Type: Foreign origin, inbound to USA with foreign stamp(s)
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Sep 19, 23
Edited on:Sep 20, 23
 
Postmark: Oct 21, 1864
Origin: Torquay, UNITED KINGDOM
Destination: Hooker, Wisconsin, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

[Admiral Sir Albert Hastings Markam (1841-1918), desgner of the flag of New Zealand in 1869], letter signed "Albert" and cover sent from Torquay in 1864 to his mother in Wisconsin, franked with three copies of 4d vermilion (#34b, with hairlines) the letter relates to the potential conscription of his brother George into the US Army to fight in the Civil War, ex Booth

transcript of letter below, see wiki article here:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Hastings_Markham

Owner's ID: 1119
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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