East River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L4).
Large margins, uncancelled, tied by gum toning thru paper, used on Feb. 9, 1858 folded letter to the Russian Consul at 260 4th Avenue, the writer is looking for work as an engineer or machinist in the "Rusuan Servace"
(sic) and gives his address "near Avenue D",
someone subsequently added a message regarding the application and forwarded the letter, first address crossed out and pencil "try 7 Broadway"
written below, "Burns"
below stamp, "U.S. Mail City Delivery/1/Feb. 10" double-circle carrier datestamp with corresponding "U.S. Mail/4 P.M./Delivery" timestamp with pencil "D"
above (Station D), second 11 A.M. Station F timestamp, Very Fine, extremely rare use of the East River Post Office stamp on cover -- an unusual combination of local-post and carrier service
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