Charlotte C.H. Va. Jul. 17 (1861).
Circular datestamp with "PAID"
straightline and double-struck "5" in circle handstamps, manuscript "Paid 10"
on cover to Velvet Ridge Ark. with red and blue 8-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic
design (F8-19), style with large star inside circle of smaller stars, letter enclosure datelined at Jackson County Ark. on Jan. 8, 1862 and signed by the recipient of this cover, edgewear with small nicks, otherwise Very Fine example of this scarce 8-Star Flag design, illustrated in C.S.A. Catalog on p. 430
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