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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-06-24
The Brandon Collection, Part 1: Postmasters' Provisionals
c
Sale Number 1073, Lot Number 238, Courtland Ala. thru Goliad Tex.Emory Va., 10c Blue entire (24XU2), Emory Va., 10c Blue entire (24XU2)Emory Va., 10c Blue entire (24XU2). Bold strikes of blue "PAID" and "EMORY/10" in circle provisional handstamps at upper right corner of envelope to Lieut. Col. Alexander M. Davis, Prisoner of War, Johnson's Island, Ohio, with letter datelined "Emory Va. May 11th/65", from Davis's brother, explaining "I have an opportunity this morning of sending a letter to Knoxville by Mr. Handy. We have no mail communication here since before the fall of Richmond."; posted in the Federal mails with 3c Rose (65), manuscript cancel and "Blue Spring Grove Ky May 26" manuscript postmark, received at Johnson's Island where "Ex JCB" censor's mark applied (Pvt. Joseph C. Berry, 128th Ohio Volunteers, recorded in Harrison from Feb.-May 25, 1865), 3c moved to show provisional markings

VERY FINE. THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE EMORY, VIRGINIA, 10-CENT PROVISIONAL ENTIRE. A REMARKABLE COMMUNICATION BETWEEN CONFEDERATE BROTHERS -- ONE A PRISONER OF WAR AT JOHNSON'S ISLAND AND THE OTHER ATTEMPTING TO SEND A LETTER IN THE MIDST OF POST-WAR TURMOIL.

Blue Spring Grove, Kentucky, where this cover entered the mails, is located in Barren County northwest of Knoxville and south of Louisville, near the turnpike and Louisville & Nashville Railroad line.

The Davis correspondence yielded this cover as well as four covers with the Emory adhesive provisional (used in 1861). This provisional envelope did not pay any postage, but it is definite proof that the markings were applied by the post office prior to sale. No other example is known.

Ex Ferrary, Gallagher and Dr. Agre. Illustrated in Crown book on p. 101. With 1998 C.S.A. certificate

10,000
4,000
United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2002-09-25
The Dr. Karl Agre Collection of Confederate States
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5695, Postmasters Provisionals (Dalton to Emory)Emory Va., 10c Blue entire (24XU2), Emory Va., 10c Blue entire (24XU2)Emory Va., 10c Blue entire (24XU2). Bold strikes of blue "PAID" and "EMORY/10" in circle provisional handstamps at upper right corner of envelope to Lieut. Col. Alexander M. Davis, Prisoner of War, Johnson's Island, Ohio, with letter datelined "Emory Va. May 11th/65", from Davis's brother, explaining "I have an opportunity this morning of sending a letter to Knoxville by Mr. Handy. We have no mail communication here since before the fall of Richmond."; posted in Federal mails with 3c Rose (65), ms. cancel and "Blue Spring Grove Ky May 26" ms. pmk., received at Johnson's Island where "Ex JCB" ms. censor's mark applied, 3c moved to show provisional markings

VERY FINE. THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE EMORY, VIRGINIA, 10-CENT PROVISIONAL ENTIRE. A REMARKABLE COMMUNICATION BETWEEN CONFEDERATE BROTHERS -- ONE A PRISONER OF WAR AT JOHNSON'S ISLAND AND THE OTHER ATTEMPTING TO SEND A LETTER IN THE MIDST OF POST-WAR TURMOIL.

Blue Spring Grove, Kentucky, where this cover entered the mails, is located in Barren County northwest of Knoxville and south of Louisville, near the turnpike and Louisville & Nashville Railroad line.

The Davis correspondence yielded this cover as well as four covers with the Emory adhesive provisional (used in 1861). This provisional envelope did not pay any postage, but it is definite proof that the markings were applied by the post office prior to sale. No other example is known.

Ex Ferrary. Illustrated in Crown book

5,000
7,000
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
1998-06-09
Confederate States
c
Emory Va., 10c Blue entire (24XU2). Bold strikes of blue "PAID" and "EMORY/10" in circle provisional handstamps at upper right corner of envelope to Lieut. Col. Alexander M. Davis, Prisoner of War, Johnson's Island, Ohio, with letter datelined "Emory Va. May 11th/65", from Davis's brother, explaining "I have an opportunity this morning of sending a letter to Knoxville by Mr. Handy. We have no mail communication here since before the fall of Richmond."; posted in Federal mails with 3c Rose (65), ms. cancel and "Blue Spring Grove Ky May 26" ms. pmk., received at Johnson's Island where "Ex JCB" ms. censor's mark applied, 3c folded over to show provisional markings

VERY FINE. THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE EMORY, VIRGINIA, 10-CENT PROVISIONAL ENTIRE. A REMARKABLE COMMUNICATION BETWEEN CONFEDERATE BROTHERS - ONE A PRISONER OF WAR AT JOHNSON'S ISLAND AND THE OTHER ATTEMPTING TO SEND A LETTER IN THE MIDST OF POST-WAR TURMOIL.

Blue Spring Grove, Kentucky, where this cover entered the mails, is located in Barren County northwest of Knoxville and south of Louisville, near the turnpike and Louisville & Nashville Railroad line.

The Davis correspondence yielded this cover as well as four covers with the Emory adhesive provisional (used in 1861). This provisional envelope did not pay any postage, but it is definite proof that the markings were applied by the post office prior to sale. No other example is known.

Ex Ferrary. Illustrated in Crown book

E. 4,000-5,000
4,000
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