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Lot 12003

[Alabama] HUNTSVILLE/Al., blue Nov 5 with a matching, well struck negative "10" in starred circle on 1845 folded address leaf to Richmond, Va.; file fold through "10" handstamp, light toning at the right, Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Current Bid $100
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Lot 12004

[Connecticut] BRIDGEPORT/Ct., neat Sep 6 c.d.s. and nicely struck "PAID" in large "3" handstamp on a brown cover to New Haven, Ct.; small, light tape stain at top center, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12005

[Connecticut] LICTHFIELD/CONN., clear misspelled straightline with manuscript "Dec 17" and matching PAID with manuscript "6" on an 1827 folded letter to Hartford, Ct.; bit of light foxing, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Current Bid $65
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Lot 12006

[Connecticut] LYME CT./JULY 1(4), well struck red rimless c.d.s. with manuscript "4" (inverted in the date) and "10" rate on an 1831 folded letter to Berlin, Ct., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40


The letter is from a woman to her mother in which she mentions that "Mr. Wait", the Lyme Postmaster told her that her letter would be a day late because the mail from Lyme arrives in New Haven after the stage for Berlin has departed.
Current Bid $34
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Lot 12007

[Connecticut] NEW LONDON/Conn, vf rred cds with a mg fancy "FIVE" on a sm, neat cover to the State Comptroller's Office, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Current Bid $16
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Lot 12008

[Connecticut] NLondon March 21, mostly clear straightline with manuscript "8" rate on an 1802 folded letter to Saybrook, Ct., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100


The letter, to a Capt. Noah Scovell, tells of the writer's unsuccessful attempts to hire "salors" for Scovell's schooner as "Saylors dont love to go 20 miles from home to make a voyage by land." He suggests that if Scovell sailed his schooner to New London, he'd have no trouble finding crewmen at "10-12 or 13 dolls. per month"
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Current Bid $60
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Lot 12009

[Connecticut] WEST HARTFORD/Ct./JAN 1, outstanding strike of this octagonal postmark with a fancy "PAID/3" on a clean cover to Winchester, N.H., Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $55
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Current Bid $55
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Lot 12010

[Connecticut] Willington, Ct./(manuscript July 6th)/PAID III, a pretty, mostly clear red straightline on a clean cover to New York City, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Current Bid $100
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Lot 12011

[Connecticut] WINDSOR CT(.), Very Fine strike (period not struck up) of the 24mm straightline with manuscript "Dec 10" as a forwarding postmark on a neat 1842 folded letter from Middletown, Ct. to Windsor and forwarded to Poquonock, Ct.; originally postmarked with a bold red Dec 9 Middletown c.d.s.; manuscript rates are "6" then "forwd. 6" totaled to "12", Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $300


The letter is a bill to the Select Men of Windsor for the boarding of one Sally Day, wife of Franklin Day "at 6/- pr week, 7 weeks & 4 days $14.57". The Selectmen then forwarded the bill to an attorney in Poquonock.

Current Bid $150
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Lot 12012

[Delaware] WILMINGTON/Del., mostly clear red Nov 4 c.d.s. with matching fancy "X" rate on a very clean 1845 folded address leaf to Raleigh, N.C., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40
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Current Bid $20
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Lot 12013

[Florida] APALACHICOLA/F.Ty., mostly clear red Apr 24 c.d.s. with matching "PAID" & "3" on an 1848 Apalachicola Prices Current to Fall River, Mass., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12014

[Florida Territory] PENSACOLA/Flor., mostly clear May 20 c.d.s. with manuscript "25" rate on an 1841 folded letter to Wayne, Me.; few tone spots, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $90


The 4-page family letter notes, in part, that the writer's brother who has been "iin close confinement" for three days "till he and eleven others can bring in a verdict of the guilt or innocence of a colored man who is being tried for his life."
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Current Bid $90
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Lot 12015

[Florida Territory] St. AUGUSTINE/Fl.T., nicely struck red Jun 20 c.d.s. and matching "PAID" on an 1843 two-page business letter to Alexandria, D.C.with manuscript "Double", "50" and "paid"; minor damp stain at top & bottom edges, Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Current Bid $40
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Lot 12016

[Georgia] "Anthonys Shoals Ga/May 20th", manuscript postmark and "5" rate on an embossed lady's envelope to Calhouns Mills, S.C.; partial short note enclosed; bit of light toning, small part of top flap missing, F.-V.F. An unlisted Elbert County postmark (1848-1866), .
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12017

[Georgia] "Clinton July 12", manuscript postmark and "Paid 3 cts" on an 1854 embossed lady's envelope to Lawrenceville, Ga.; includes original family letter; damp stain and small repair at the lower right, Fine. This manuscript Clinton Jones County - 1821-1924) postmark was not previously recorded in private hands, .
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12018

[Georgia] "Morganton, Ga/Apr 19 ", manuscript postmark and "Paid 3" on a cover to Clayton's Mills, S.C., F.-V.F. An unlisted Fannin County postmark, .
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12019

[Georgia] "Mount Yonah Ga./20th March 1836.", manuscript postmark on an 1836 folded letter to "Wainsville Post Office" (Waynesville, Ga.), manuscript "12½ cts" rate changed to ""18¾"; bit of a rusty paper clip mark at the top, Fine. An unlisted White County postmark (1830-57), .
Suggested Bid $40
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Current Bid $20
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Lot 12020

[Georgia] "Palmetto Ga/July 15", manuscript postmark and fancy "5" (or "3") on a brown cover to to U.S. Congressman, Howell Cobb in Athens, Ga.; the rate appears to be crossed out, possibly treating the letter as postage free, F.-V.F. An unlisted Fulton County postmark, .
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12021

[Georgia] RICEBORO/ G.A. , Very Fine Dec 26 double circle datestamp with a red manuscript "25" rate on an 1834 folded letter to Springfield, Mass., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $34
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Current Bid $17
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Lot 12022

[Georgia] SHARPES STORE/GEO., clear circular handstamp with manuscript Jun 12 date and "10" rate on an 1851 folded letter reporting the proceedings of a Lowndes County, Ga. Bible Society meeting to the American Bible Society in New York City, Very Fine. The A.S.C.C. records this postmark only from 1848 and only in blue., .
Suggested Bid $60
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Current Bid $30
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Lot 12023

[Georgia] SPARTA./GEO./APL/11, mostly clear double oval with an manuscript frank, "Free C E Haynes" on an undated folded address leaf to Coosawda, Ala.; somewhat toned, otherwise Very Fine. Charles Eaton Haynes was a U.S. Congressman from Georgia, .
Suggested Bid $30
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Current Bid $15
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Lot 12024

[Georgia] "St. Marys/6th Nov", manuscript postmark with manuscript "25" rate on an 1807 three-page folded letter datelined "Dungeness" (Cumberland Island) to Philadelphia Pa.; spot of black sealing wax at the top; some internal repairs, Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $30
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Lot 12025

[Georgia] THOMASTON/GA./JULY 9, mostly clear large - 38mm - c.d.s. with manuscript "Paid 18¾" on an 1833 folded letter (3-page legal proceedings) to the Lumpkin County, Ga. Clerk of the Supreme Court; somewhat heavy central vertical file fold and minor toning, Fine. This is the discovery copy of this large c.d.s., which is unlisted by the A.S.C.C.; it has been verified by Frank Crown., .
Suggested Bid $150
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Current Bid $75
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Lot 12026

[Georgia] "Watsons Geo/Nov 12th", manuscript postmark and "Free, T Watson PM" frank on an 1840 folded address leaf to Brunswick, Ga.; light toning, F.-V.F. "Watson's" is an unlisted Coweta County postmark (1809-46), .
Suggested Bid $60
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Current Bid $30
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Lot 12027

[Georgia] "Winfield Ga/Nov 22", manuscript postmark and "Paid 3" - the latter in the hand of the writer - on an 1851 cover to Richmond, Va., Very Fine. An unlisted Columbia County postmark (1851//1918), .
Suggested Bid $100
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Current Bid $50
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Lot 12028

[Illinois] BELLEVILLE/ILLINOIS/(manuscript)Octob 22, bold, mostly clear blue double circle datestamp with matching boxed "FREE" and manuscript frank, "Free, John Reynolds" on an 1842 folded letter to St. Louis, Mo., Very Fine. John Reynolds was a U.S. Congressman from Illinois, .
Suggested Bid $40
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Current Bid $40
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Lot 12029

[Illinois] DEKALB CENTRE/ILL., bold, bright red Jul 14 c.d.s. with manuscript "Paid 3" on a relatively clean cover to South Royalton, Vt., Very Fine. Not listed by the A.S.C.C., the modern town of Dekalb was originally called Dekalb Centre. A Post Office was established there in 1849, .
Suggested Bid $100
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Current Bid $55
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Lot 12030

[Illinois] DIXON   /ILL ("'s FERRY" removed), mostly clear bluish black May 1(9) c.d.s. (faint manuscript "9") with a faint manuscript "10" on an 1842 folded letter (legal content) to Hennepin, Ill., F.-V.F. A.S.C.C. lists this postmark only in green, .
Suggested Bid $30
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Current Bid $15
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Lot 12031

[Illinois] "Gap Grove Ils/June 28", manuscript postmark and "Paid 3" on an 1859 cover to Georgia, Vt.; reduced just a tad at the right with a slightly nicked upper left corner, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $28
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Lot 12032

[Illinois] "Kaskasia Ill/Jany 30th", manuscript postmark and "10" rate on an 1833 folded letter to Waterloo, Ill.; letter is an ALS from David J. Baker, who briefly served as a U.S. Senator from Illinois; some toning and a bit of internal separation, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40
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Current Bid $22
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Lot 12033

[Illinois] "Lower Alton Ills/Jany 19th 1834", red manuscript postmark and matching "25" rate on a clean 1834 folded letter to Boston; slightly heavy vertical file fold through postmark, still Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Current Bid $40
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Lot 12034

[Illinois] "Munson Ill/Decr 11", neat blue manuscript postmark with matching "10" rate on an 1846 folded letter to Fayetteville, N.Y.; chatty two-page letter in a small, meticulous hand; right side lightly toned, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $90
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Current Bid $45
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Lot 12035

[Illinois] "Twitchells Mills/Nov 25", manuscript postmark and "Free" on an 1833 folded letter to the Postmaster of Golconda, Ill.; separation repairs, F.-V.F. appearance.
Suggested Bid $30
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Current Bid $15
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Lot 12036

[Indiana] LAWRG. IN./(fleuron) (Lawrenceburg) clear Sep 17 c.d.s. with manuscript frank, "Free A. Lane", on a folded letter from U.S. Congressman Amos Lane to his daughter in Indianapolis (no year date), F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40
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Current Bid $20
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Lot 12037

[Kentucky] ELIZABETHTOWN/KY, nicely struck Nov 19 c.d.s. and matching "FREE" with manuscript frank, "Free J H Jewett, M C", on an 1856 cover to Hardinsburg, Ky.; includes a short note from Jewett, Very Fine. Joshua H. Jewett was a U.S. Congressman from Kentucky, .
Suggested Bid $30
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Current Bid $20
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Lot 12038

[Kentucky] "Louisville Ky/27 March", manuscript postmark and "37½" War rate (25 + 12½) on a folded letter to Washington D.C.; writer tries to secure a soldier's back pay; light edge staining and major interanal repairs, F.-V.F. appearance.
Suggested Bid $30
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Current Bid $24
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Lot 12039

[Kentucky] Mt. STERLING/Ky., Very Fine green Nov 6 c.d.s. with a manuscript frank, "Free R H Menifee", on clean 1838 folded address leaf to Schenectady, N.Y., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60
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Current Bid $40
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Lot 12040

[Kentucky] PARIS KY./(fleuron), neat c.d.s. with blue manuscript "May 13" date and manuscript free frank, "G. Davis M.C." on an 1841 folded letter to Cambridge, Mass., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40


Garrett Davis was a U.S. Congressman from Kentucky. The letter is to Supreme Court Justice, Joseph Story, and originally enclosed an autograph of the late Supreme Court Justice, Robert Trimble of Kentucky, something that Story had previously confided to Davis a desire two own.

Current Bid $20
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Lot 12041

[Kentucky] TAYLORSVILLE, KY./FEB (10th), rimless c.d.s. with manuscript day and "5" rate on a small, neat 1849 folded letter to Owensboro, Ky., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $30
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Lot 12042

[Maryland] EASTON,/Md./FEB.13, neat "Tin Hat" missing c.d.s. with manuscript "12½" rate on an 1827 folded letter to Smyrna, Del.; some internal splitting, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50


A well-written 3-page quaker letter from a woman to her (involuntarily?) estranged brother, expressing the wish to renew normal relations.

Current Bid $30
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Lot 12043

[Massachusetts] ASHFIELD/MASS., Very Fine bright green rimless c.d.s. with manuscript "Oct 21" date and matching "PAID/3" in circle on an embossed lady's envelope to West Springfield, Mass.; docketed 1853; lightly toned and most of top flap missing, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40
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Current Bid $40
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Lot 12044

[Massachusetts] "Dartmouth Mass/10 Mo 8 1851", manuscript postmark with Quaker date and "Paid 3" on a small cover to Kingston, Mass., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Current Bid $15
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Lot 12045

[Massachusetts] LYNN, ESSEX CO./MS./AUG.9., mostly clear red c.d.s. and matching "FREE" with postmaster's manuscript frank, "J.C. Stickney PM, Lynn Ms" on an 1831 folded letter to Washington D.C.; red wax seal remnant at the lower left, F.-V.F. The letter originally enclosed $2 for a subscription to The Globe newspaper, .
Suggested Bid $60
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Current Bid $30
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Lot 12046

[Massachusetts] NANTUCKET,/MASS./9 M.o 27, mostly clear 33 x 24 mm oval with quaker date, manuscript "12½" rate on a folded address leaf to Boston, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12047

[Massachusetts] RANDOLPH/Mass., Very Fine red Mar 12 c.d.s. with matching shaded "5" on a clean 1851 folded letter to Danvers, Mass., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $24
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Current Bid $12
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Lot 12048

[Massachusetts] SALISBURY,MS. OCT (29), red 32 x 3 mm straightline with manuscript day and rate "1g 50" on an 1823 folded letter datelined Amebury, Mass. to the Selectmen of Wiscasset, Me.
Suggested Bid $120


The letter originally enclosing $26.56 that had been donated by the citizens of Amesbury to benefit the victims of the "firestorm" that engulfed the towns of Wiscasset and Alna, Me. on Sep 4, 1823.

Current Bid $60
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Lot 12049

[Massachusetts] "So. Yarmouth Ms/1st Mo. 27th", manuscript postmark with Quaker date and "5" rate on a cover to Boston; enclosed note concerning a loss aboard the Brig Mary Perkins; cover with slight edge wear, part of top flap missing, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $24
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Current Bid $15
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Lot 12050

[Massachusetts] TAUNTON/MASS./OCT 26/5 CTS, superb strike of this blue c.d.s. with integral rate on an 1848 folded letter to Fall River, Mass.; bit of insignificant toning along the bottom edge, still Very Fine, The letter reports progress in the construction of a new flour mill., .
Suggested Bid $30
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Current Bid $28
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Lot 12051

[Michigan Territory] "Bronson M.T./16th Feby", manuscript postmark and "25" rate on an 1835 folded letter to Sauquoit, N.Y.; an easily-read 3½-page family letter; repaired tear at the top center, F.-V.F. The following year Bronson became Kalamazoo, .
Suggested Bid $150
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Current Bid $75
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Lot 12052

[Minnesota Territory] "St Charles/M.T Sept 17", manuscript postmark and "Paid 3" on a cover to Burdett, N.Y.; minor edge wear, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $120
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Current Bid $60
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Lot 12053

[New Hampshire] NEW-HAMPTON/N.H./(Jul), Very Fine red double circle with manuscript date and "12½" rate on an 1843 folded letter to Roxbury, Mass., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60
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Current Bid $60
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Lot 12054

[New Hampshire] "Piscataquaville N.H./July 29 1838", manuscript postmark and "12½" rate on an 1838 folded letter - datelined Bedford - to Chelsea, Vt.; some toning, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40
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Current Bid $40
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Lot 12055

[New Hampshire] WALPOLE/N.H., superb dark blue Nov 3 c.d.s. with matching "PAID" in large "3" on a small, neat cover to St. Johnsbury Center, Vt., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $70
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Current Bid $275
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Lot 12056

[New Jersey] N. BRUNSWICK./[N.J.], clear Jul 5 c.d.s. with large red manuscript "8" rate on a small 1804 folded letter to New York concerning the settlement of an estate, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Current Bid $60
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Lot 12057

[New Jersey] POMPTON/N.J./(Sept 21), choice deep blue c.d.s. with manuscript date and matching "PAID" and "3" handstamps on an 1852 folded letter to New York, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40
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Current Bid $20
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Lot 12058

[New York] BLACK ROCK./N.Y. OCT. (25th), clear boxed handstamp with manuscript day and "18¾" rate on an 1830 folded letter to Torrington, Ct.; light all-over toning, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40
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Current Bid $20
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Lot 12059

[New York] BREWERTON/N.Y., mostly clear red Nov 5 c.d.s. with matching "5" in circle on an 1851 folded letter datelined Clay (N.Y.) to Schoharie, N.Y.; some toning/foxing, F.-V.F. An unlisted Onondaga County postmark, .
Suggested Bid $120


Both Brewerton and Clay are in Onondaga county and opened Post Offices in 1828. Brewerton's is still active; Clay's was closed in 1903.

Current Bid $60
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Lot 12060

[New York] "Chaseville NY/Mar 29", manuscript postmark and "Free, GW Chase" frank on an 1855 cover to Rossboom, N.Y., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $20


George W. Chase was a U.S. Congressman from New York; the letter, an ALS, concerns political appointments.

Current Bid $10
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Lot 12061

[New York] CHITTENANGO/N.Y., Very Fine Dec 1 double-lined oval with red manuscript "12½" rate on an 1831 folded letter to Waterford, N.Y., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12062

[New York] "Cincinnati 24 July 1811", manuscript postmark and "60" rate on a folded letter to Randolph Harrison, Attorney General of Indiana Territory in Vincennes, Ind.; the letter asks Randolph to give guidance to the writer's son who is apparently living in Indiana; some toning and large repaired tear at the right, otherwise F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Current Bid $30
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Lot 12063

[New York] COO PERSTOWN NY./FEB./28, neat irregularly-spaced rimless arc with manuscript "12½" rate on an 1814 folded letter to Antioch, N.Y.; long, friendly letter has some internal wear, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $120
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Current Bid $60
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Lot 12064

[New York] COOPERSTOWN/MAY 17, clear red half-moon (lower half damaged and repaired?) with integral date and manuscript "25" rate on an 1827 folded letter to Hudson, N.Y., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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Current Bid $50
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Lot 12065

[New York] (COOPERSTOWN)/N.Y./JAN 3, Very Fine red double circle ("COOPERSTOWN" framed) with matching "PAID" and manuscript "10" rate on an 1828 folded letter to Albany, N.Y., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12066

[New York] "Eagle Mills N.Y./June the1", blue manuscript postmark and matching "5" on an 1846 folded letter - a short family letter datelined Brunswick - to Schaghticoke Point, N.Y., F.-V.F. An unlisted Rensselear County postmark (1842-1915), .
Suggested Bid $30
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Current Bid $20
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Lot 12067

[New York] EAST GERMAN/-N.Y-, clear red Oct 3 c.d.s. with matching "PAID" & "3" on an 1855 cover to Rockingham, N.H.; includes the original 3-page family letter; cover somewhat soiled, Fine. An unlisted Chenango County postmark (1850-1901), .
Suggested Bid $60
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Current Bid $30
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Lot 12068

[New York] "Elwoods Bridge/May 9th", manuscript postmark and "5" rate on an 1851 cover to "Franklin Inst" (Philadelphia?); includes a original friendly letter, F.-V.F. An unlisted Delaware County postmark (1850-53), .
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12069

[New York] GARDNERSVILLE N Y, clear 38mm straightline with blue manuscript "Feby 19" date and matching "Paid 5" rate on a clean 1848 folded letter to the American Bible Society in New York City, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $75
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Current Bid $38
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Lot 12070

[New York] "Gates NY/Jan 31", neat manuscript postmark and "10" rate on an 1845 folded letter to Petersham, Mass.; the letter, from sister to sister, encloses a lock of the writer's daughter's hair. An unlisted Monroe County postmark (1834-83, 1886-1915), .
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12071

[New York] "Gayhead Apl 12/NY", neat blue manuscript postmark and matching "Free" on an 1843 folded letter from the Postmaster of Gayhead, Barney Spring, to the Editor of the School District Journal on Albany, Extremely Fine. An unlisted Greene County postmark (1831-1955), .
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12072

[New York] "Greene chenango/Co. Augt. 28", neat manuscript postmark and "Paid 12½" rate on an 1847 folded address leaf to the Surveyor General in Albany, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Current Bid $30
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Lot 12073

[New York] KINGSTON./N.Y./(Oct 4), nice stenciled circle with manuscript date and "12½" rate on an 1830 folded letter to New York City; sealed tear at the top, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Current Bid $15
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Lot 12074

[New York] Lansingburg Ny Dec (23), mostly clear 50 x 5 mm magenta straightline with "g" dropped and inverted, manuscript day and "8" rate on an 1812 folded letter to Albany, N.Y.; lightly toned, F.-V.F. A.S.C.C. does not list the 50 x 5 mm postmark in magenta and notes in only in 1814-15., .
Suggested Bid $60
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Current Bid $30
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Lot 12075

[New York] "Le Roy Dec 31", manuscript Postmaster on an 1827 folded letter to Goshen, Ct.; 3½-page letter with interesting Masonic content; part of the third page is cut away along with most of the "12½" rate, otherwise F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $30
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Current Bid $15
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Lot 12076

[New York] MARCELLUS/N.Y., clear blue Apr 30 with matching "PAID" on an 1852 embossed lady's envelope to Roxbury, Ct.; includes the original, easily-read family letter that mentions, in passing, that a local 13 year old girl had "poisoned herself to death with arsenic"; cover somewhat toned, Fine.
Suggested Bid $24
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Current Bid $20
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Lot 12077

[New York] Morristown/ Jun. (23)/N Y, nicely struck boxed straightline with manuscript day and "10" rate on an 1847 folded letter - datelined Brockville - to New York City (a family order for new shoes and boots), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Current Bid $40
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Lot 12078

[New York] Newburgh, a series of three folded letters with manuscript postmarks from Newburgh to Albany in April, May and November of 1800, the postmarks (and addresses) in two different hands two different; bit of internal separation, otherwise Very Fine. Very early use - A.S.C.C. lists the earliest as 1801 (the firdt po was opened in 1795)s, .
Suggested Bid $60
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Current Bid $32
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Lot 12079

[New York] "North Winfield/NY Oct 1, 1852", manuscript postmark and "Paid 3" rate on a cover to Westmoreland, N.Y.; some toning, F.-V.F. An unlisted Herkimer County postmark (1851-1902), .
Suggested Bid $30
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Current Bid $15
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Lot 12080

[New York] ORAMEL/N.Y., bold Dec 29 c.d.s. and "Paid 3" in circle on an 1854 cover with a partial dated letter to New York City, F.-V.F. An unlisted Allegany County postmark (1850, 1852-68), .
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12081

[New York] ROCHESTER/N.Y./MAR.24, clear red dotted oval with matching "(pointing hand) PAID" and manuscript "12" rate on a clean 1824 folded letter to Clinton, N.Y., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12082

[New York] SCHOHARIE CH NY JUL 9, Very Fine straightline with a blue manuscript "10" rate on an 1841 folded letter to Catskill, N.Y., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Current Bid $75
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Lot 12083

[New York] SENECA/FALLS, N.Y., choice straightline with manuscript "24 Decr." date and "Paid 18½" rate on an 1822 folded letter to Albany, N.Y., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Current Bid $40
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Lot 12084

[New York] "Sharon April 19/Schoharie Co", blue manuscript postmark and "5" rate on an 1848 folded letter to Summit, N.Y.; tone spots and repaired internal tear, Fine.
Suggested Bid $20
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Current Bid $20
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Lot 12085

[New York] "Sprakers Basin/24th Mar", bold manuscript postmark and matching "free, Geo Spraker P.M." frank on an 1828 folded address leaf to Albany, N.Y. with an additional red "PALATINE BRIDGE N. Y./1828" c.d.s. with manuscript "24" day and outer rim nearly worn away; heavy central vertical file fold, F.-V.F. An unusual combination, .
Suggested Bid $40
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Current Bid $20
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Lot 12086

[Ohio] Chillicothe: two folded letters with manuscript postmarks, 1.) "Chillicothe/Decr. 31st 1803" with a manuscript "12½" rate to Cincinnati; and 2.) "Chillicothe, March 23th 1806" with a manuscript "17" rate, an ALS from William Creighton, Jr. as Ohio Secretary of State to Washington, Pa.; the first with toning, the last with a heavy repaired central vertical file fold, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40
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Current Bid $20
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Lot 12087

[Ohio] HAMILTON'O/SEPT 6, Very Fine straightline with manuscript "Single/10" rate on an 1838 folded letter (three pages of "chatty" content) to Fairfield, O.; small corner stains and internal repairs, otherwise Very Fine. A very scarce postmark, .
Suggested Bid $100
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Current Bid $75
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Lot 12088

[Ohio] "Inland O/Apl 4", manuscript postmark and "5" rate on an 1854 cover to Beaver Spring, Pa.; includes the original ungrammatical, friendly letter, F.-V.F. An unlisted Summit County postmark (1838-1922), .
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12089

[Ohio] JACKSON. C.H, superb May 8 oval with manuscript "Paid 10" on an 1849 folded letter to Buffalo, N.Y., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Current Bid $40
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Lot 12090

[Ohio] NORWALK,/OHIO, mostly clear red Mar 26 c.d.s. and manuscript "12½" rate on a folded letter to Milford, O.; the letter, from a destitute woman appealing to her brother for help, is datelined Mar 25, "1803" or "1809", but Norwalk didn't have a Post Office until 1819; somewhat, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20
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Current Bid $15
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Lot 12091

[Pennsylvania] "Culbertson's Pa/Novr 11", manuscript postmark and "5" rate on an 1848 folded letter - datelined Greenwood - to North Jackson, O.; a family letter from sister to brother, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12092

[Pennsylvania] "Griersburg Sept 15", manuscript postmark and "15" rate on an 1810 folded family letter - datelined Buffaloe - to Alexandria, O.; age staining and internal separation, Fine. The Beaver County town of Griersburg in now Darlington, .
Suggested Bid $40
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Current Bid $20
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Lot 12093

[Pennsylvania] KUTZTOWN./—P—/MAY/22 41, choice datestamp with matching "PAID" and manuscript "6" on a clean 1841 folded letter to Reading, Pa., Extremely Fine. Appears to be the listing example, .
Suggested Bid $90
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Current Bid $45
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Lot 12094

[Pennsylvania] "Middletown DC [Dauphin County] Pa/Jany 16", neat manuscript postmark and "12½" rate on an 1829 folded letter to Philadelphia; heavy vertical file fold repaired on the address leaf, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40


From 1819 until 1928 there was also a Middletown in Fayette County; hence the need for the "DC", which was, apparently, still written out of habit in 1829
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Current Bid $20
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Lot 12095

[Rhode Island] WARREN,/R. I./MAY.  30, nicely struck red boxed straightline with a manuscript "6" rate on an 1837 folded letter to Fall River, Mass., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Current Bid $60
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Lot 12096

[South Carolina] "Columbia/15th Octobr.", manuscript postmark and postmaster's frank, "Free, Sam Green, P.M" on an 1807 folded letter - a short note to Green's sister - to New York City; somewhat heavy file fold through frank, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Current Bid $50
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Lot 12097

[Tennessee] "Castalian Springs Tn/Jun 7", manuscript postmark and "Paid 5" on a folded address leaf to Carthage, Tenn., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12098

[Tennessee] "Cedar Creek Ten/16 May 1845", neat manuscript postmark and "25" rate on a folded business letter to Burlington, "Ioway", F.-V.F. An unlisted Greene County postmark (1831-1901), .
Suggested Bid $60
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Current Bid $30
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Lot 12099

[Tennessee] COLUMBIA/TEN./(July 22), choice dashed circle with manuscript date and "12½" rate on a clean 1842 folded letter from a Pastor to his family in Bon Air Springs, Tenn.; a three-page, easily read letter with meticulous handwriting, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Current Bid $50
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Lot 12100

[Tennessee] "Little Grove T./Augt. 19th", manuscript postmark and "5" rate on an 1852 folded letter - regarding an estate settlement - to Nashville, Tenn.; ink from contents bleeds through very slightly, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Current Bid $26
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Lot 12101

[Tennessee] Nashville M(ar) 24, mostly clear 25 x 4 mm straightline ("ar" of "Mar" not struck up) with manuscript "20" rate on an 1812 folded address leaf to Abingdon, Va.; lightly toned, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $180
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Current Bid $90
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Lot 12102

[Vermont] Two folded letters: St. Albans and Wilmington, 1828 "ST. ALBANS, VT/Feb/2" with manuscript "6" to Burlington, Vt.; and blue "WILMINGTON/VT./Apr/(29)" with manuscript day and "12½" to Andover, Mass., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $36


FOR FAIRFAX, VT. SEE LOT 12106.
Current Bid $36
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