Details For Cover ID# 29841

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Cover Type: USA outbound with stamp(s)
Entered by: markrogers
Added on:Jan 3, 24
Edited on:Jan 3, 24
Postmark: Jun 30, 1857
Origin: New Orleans, Louisiana, UNITED STATES
Destination: Brest, FRANCE

5c 1856 Issue Scott #12 three singles, used on cover from New Orleans, to Brest, France.

This cover entered the mails in New Orleans on June 30, 1857. It was sent under the French Treaty of April 1, 1857, and sailed from New York on the Cunard steamer "Persia", that left New York on July 8. A 12c credit was applied to France, for a single letter rate via British packet under the treaty. The US retained 3c for US inland transit.

The Persia, arrived in Liverpool on July 17th. This letter arrived in Brest on July 21.

Ex-Meroni, Waterhouse, Mayer, Eubanks, Middendorf

Certificate? Yes
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 5] SNS# 5 [1856 5¢ Brown - USA Stamps 1851-1856 Issue]