Charleston S.C. to New York via Nassau.
cover to New York City street address, entered Bahamas mails with red "Nassau Paid NO 7 64"
circular datestamp, crayon "4" pence rate, manuscript "(2)" (meaning unknown), New York "5" in circle due handstamp, original letter enclosed is apparently missing first page (accompanying P.F. certificate states "Charleston S.C. Oct. 11") and admonishes all Southerners residing in the United States to return to the South immediately or risk having their property taken in sequestration, closes with interesting reference to finishing the letter in haste as "a gentleman is going to Havana tonight in a small schooner"
cover with edge repairs at sides, Very Fine appearance, with 1984 P.F. certificate incorrectly stating the year as 1861, Special Routes
Census no. BO-Nas-1 (should be BO-Nas-90)
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