Atlanta Ga., 10c on 5c Black entire (6XU3).
Well-struck provisional handstamp and "Atlanta Ga. Nov. 7, 1861" circular datestamp on buff cover to Alexander H. Stephens in Richmond Va., docketing on back reads "J.A. Stewart Atlanta Ga. 8th Nov. 1861 -- On the state of the country -- Advocates a return to the Union to stop the war. Is in favor of reconstruction. Wants the South to offer terms of peace. Says there is a growing discontent which will soon break out in open resistance."
, top flap removed on opening as usual for this correspondence and with full docketing, trivial repaired tear at top right, otherwise Extremely Fine and choice provisional usage, only four examples are recorded by Crown, with 1998 C.S.A. certificate
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