Memphis Ten. Jun. 1 (1861).
Neat strike of circular datestamp ties U.S. 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26)
on cover to New Orleans, ms. "Stamp no good"
at left and also "due 5"
handstamp applied at Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, small cover repair at top, a few letters of Memphis datestamp strengthened
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE COVER POSTED AT MEMPHIS ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE CONFEDERATE POSTAL SYSTEM AND TREATED AS UNPAID ON ARRIVAL AT NEW ORLEANS.
Shenfield note on back "Never saw another". Ex Pratt
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