Details For Cover ID# 29872

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Cover Type: USA domestic stampless
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Mar 7, 24
Edited on:Mar 10, 24
 
Postmark: Jun 15, 1852
Origin: Fort Laramie O.R., Wyoming, UNITED STATES
Destination: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

Fort Laramie O.R. handstamped postmark with manuscript "June 15" date and adjacent "5" rate on folded letter dated "Encampment opposite Fort Laramie June 9th 1852" to New York City, the "O.R." in the marking was used to designate "Oregon Route," possible as many as 6 to 8 are known and this is considered to be the finest strike

The 3 page letter includes "enjoying camp life far better than I would have supposed" and mentions some deaths on the trail.

Owner's ID: 1152
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes