Item ID: 131562736888
Seller ID: cjdicomo
Listing Type: Fixed Price Item
List Date: 07/23/2015
End Date: 02/24/2020
Category: 19th Century: Used
Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Postal history letter, w.f. kohler to john, philadelphia to milroy pa, 1855

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#11 (missing) - 3 Cent 1851-1857 George Washington, black "Philadelphia PA" CDS, envelope, no stamp, rough shape, tears, toning, edge wear, addressed to "Mr. John Kohler Milroy P.O. Mifflin Co, PA.". Some staining from tape, edge wear, etc. Watermarked paper, Letter, 1 sheet, double-sided written, Header: "Philada. March 7th 1855, Dear Brother...". Letter discusses business of the day, purchase of goods like basket & books (at J.C Davis); cotton; drugs (at J.C. Baker & Co.); Tobacco (at Reinold Dash & Moore), etc. There is a tally at the bottom of first page listing vendors and amount spent (see scan). Mentions other brothers Frederick and Jacob See scan(s) and good luck!

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Topic: Postal History, G. Washington, Pre-Civil War
Color: No stamp
Year of Issue: 1851-1857
Denomination: 3 Cent
Cancellation Type: black Philadelphia, PA CDS
Condition: Used
Quality: VF+ letter and content