Jackson Miss. Apr. 27 (1861).
Circular datestamp and U.S. rate "Paid 3 cts."
in circle handstamp on Mississippi Secession Date Patriotic
yellowish cover (FM-1) to Marion Miss., elaborate illustration in banner depicting riverboat and industry, titled "Mississippi Jan. 9, 1861", Hammond imprint, tear into cover at top right from opening but markings and design are unaffected
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE AND ATTRACTIVE CONFEDERATE MISSISSIPPI SECESSION PATRIOTIC COVER WITH THE U.S. 3-CENT RATE MARKING.
The design commemorates the date Mississippi seceded from the Union. Ex Wishnietsky and illustrated in his Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages on p. 91
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