10c Dark Blue, Paterson (2b).
Large margins to clear at left, intense shade, tied by "Staunton Va. Aug. 9" circular datestamp on cover to Richmond with overall lithographed Virginia Female Institute, Staunton Va. illustrated design
in yellow, depicting school building and with "Rev. R. H. Phillips Principal", backflap tears, Very Fine, a beautiful and rare design, this school is known today as Stuart Hall School, renamed in honor of headmistress Flora Cooke Stuart, who was the widow of General J. E. B. Stuart
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