PT. Isabel MCH 24 1847.
Clear strike of two-line datestamp on folded cover addressed to "Hon. James K. Polk, Washington City D.C."
, matching "10" handstamp crossed out as this qualified to be sent free to Polk who was President at the time, vertical file fold, Very Fine use from Port Isabel Tex., which is where Fort Polk was established in 1846, becoming a strategic location during the Mexican-American War (it was abandoned in 1850)
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