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Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2007-09-27
The Buck Boshwit Collection of Confederate States
c
Sale Number 940, Lot Number 211, Independent State and C.S.A. Usage of U.S. Stamps"Henderson's Mills Tn June 24th" -- Day of Tennessee Secession Ratification, "Henderson's Mills Tn June 24th" -- Day of Tennessee Secession Ratification"Henderson's Mills Tn June 24th" -- Day of Tennessee Secession Ratification. Ms. postmark, matching pen strokes cancelling strip of three U.S. 1c Blue, Ty. V (24), s.e. at right, on gray lithographed Tusculum College, Greeneville, East Tenn. cover to Kingston Tenn., docketing ties strip and confirms 1861 year date, Very Fine, the May 6th Ordinance of Secession was passed by popular vote on June 8th, subject to ratification by the Tennessee General Assembly on June 24th -- this is the key date on which Tennessee was legally and officially an Independent State -- rare and especially desirable with a 1c 1857 strip and college advertisement, ex Birkinbine

E. 1,000-1,500
3,750
United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2007-09-27
The Buck Boshwit Collection of Confederate States
c
Sale Number 940, Lot Number 213, Independent State and C.S.A. Usage of U.S. StampsW. D. McNish, Postmaster at Nashville Tenn, W. D. McNish, Postmaster at Nashville TennW. D. McNish, Postmaster at Nashville Tenn. Autograph letter signed "W. D. McNish PM" and datelined "Post Office, Nashville Tenn., 5 July 1861" to Third Asst. Postmaster General A. N. Zevely in Washington D.C.

AN IMPORTANT LETTER FROM THE NASHVILLE POSTMASTER, PRESENTING A FINAL ACCOUNTING OF POSTAL RETURNS FROM APRIL 1 TO JUNE 12, 1861, THE LAST DAY OF SERVICE TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

Tennessee's secession referendum was passed on May 6, 1861. The popular vote to secede took place on June 8. Although Tennessee was admitted into the Confederacy on May 16, it did officially enter until the ratification vote on June 24. The Nashville postmaster was caught between his oath to the Federal government and his new role as Confederate postmaster. The Federal postal authorities suspended mail service to Nashville on June 12. This letter pinpoints June 12 as the final date of McNish's returns to the Post Office Dept. in Washington. The letter reads:

"Accompanying this letter please find my returns from the 1st of April to 12th June 1861 of the Post Office Business of this City...[and referring to a balance due the U.S.] At some time when our unhappy difficulties are settled, I presume the amount will be honorably paid in a final settlement of accounts, between the two Governments..."

Accompanying this letter is a yellow cover from the Cleage correspondence, addressed to Athens Tenn., with blue "Nashville Ten. Jun. 27, 1861" circular datestamp and matching "Paid 5" handstamps. This cover shows the new Confederate rates used a few days after Tennessee's admission was ratified.

Ex Birkinbine.

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2000-04-13
Confederate States Stamps and Covers
c
Sale Number 823, Lot Number 320, Nashville Postmaster`s Final ReturnsW. D. McNish, Postmaster at Nashville Tenn, W. D. McNish, Postmaster at Nashville TennW. D. McNish, Postmaster at Nashville Tenn. Autograph letter signed "W. D. McNish PM" and datelined "Post Office, Nashville Tenn., 5 July 1861" to Third Asst. Postmaster General A. N. Zevely in Washington D.C.

AN IMPORTANT LETTER FROM THE NASHVILLE POSTMASTER, PRESENTING A FINAL ACCOUNTING OF POSTAL RETURNS FROM APRIL 1 TO JUNE 12, 1861, THE LAST DAY OF SERVICE TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

Tennessee's secession referendum was passed on May 6, 1861. The popular vote to secede took place on June 8. Although Tennessee was admitted into the Confederacy on May 16, it did officially enter until the ratification vote on June 24. The Nashville postmaster was caught between his oath to the Federal government and his new role as Confederate postmaster. Sometime between June 8 and 12, service between Nashville and the Federal post office at Louisville ceased. This letter pinpoints June 12 as the final date of McNish's returns to the Post Office Dept. in Washington. The letter reads:

"Accompanying this letter please find my returns from the 1st of April to 12th June 1861 of the Post Office Business of this City...[and referring to a balance due the U.S.] At some time when our unhappy difficulties are settled, I presume the amount will be honorably paid in a final settlement of accounts, between the two Governments..."

Accompanying this letter is a yellow cover from the Cleage correspondence, addressed to Athens Tenn., with blue "Nashville Ten. Jun. 27, 1861" circular datestamp and matching "Paid 5" handstamps. This cover shows the new Confederate rates used a few days after Tennessee's admission was ratified.

Ex Birkinbine.

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
1997-10-28
Confederate States
c
Sale Number 795, Lot Number 35, Key Dates of the Confederacy"Henderson's Mills Tn June 24th" - Day of Tennessee Secession Ratification, "Henderson's Mills Tn June 24th" - Day of Tennessee Secession Ratification"Henderson's Mills Tn June 24th" - Day of Tennessee Secession Ratification. Ms. pmk., matching pen strokes cancelling strip of three 1c Blue, Ty. V (24), s.e. at right, on gray lithographed Tusculum College, Greeneville, East Tenn. ad cover to Kingston Tenn., docketing ties strip and confirms 1861 year date, Very Fine, the May 6th Ordinance of Secession was passed by popular vote on June 8th, subject to ratification by the Tennessee General Assembly on June 24th - this is the key date on which Tennessee was legally and officially an Independent State - rare and especially desirable with a 1c 1857 strip and college advertisement

E. 750-1,000
1,800
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
1997-10-28
Confederate States
c
Nashville Ten. Jun. 4, 1861. Blue cds ties 3c Dull Red (26), wide straddle-pane margin at left, on small cover to New Orleans, bold "due 10" Confederate due handstamp, pencil note on back "About Papa's joining the Confederate Army", Extremely Fine, Tennessee did not secede until June 8th, thus Nashville still recognized the U.S. stamp, but Louisiana was a Confederate State and the New Orleans post office treated it as a "Northern Letter Unpaid", signed Brian Green

E. 1,000-1,500
5,750
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
1997-10-28
Confederate States
c
Nashville Ten. Dec. 23 (1861). Blue cds and "5" rate hs, pencil "Due" on red and blue Overall 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Murfreesboro Tenn., negligible short sealed opening tear at top, still Very Fine, scarce Tennessee usage of overall flag design

E. 1,250-1,500
900
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