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2001-03-06
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Sale Number 834, Lot Number 124, Postal Markings by State and Territory (D.C. to New Jersey)MICHIGAN. "Detroit 10th April 1792, MICHIGAN. "Detroit 10th April 1792MICHIGAN. "Detroit 10th April 1792." Dateline on folded letter to Dublin, Ireland, small strike of indistinct handstamp, ms. rating, sent via the East Coast, some interesting contents incl. "An attempt to surprise Col. McKee at the foot of the Rapids was lately meditated by eight or nine hostile Indians, but was fortunately discovered and he narrowly made his escape. They are a treacherous Lot, and I would rather have one thousand acres of good Irish ground than their whole country.", some toning and slight splitting along folds, otherwise Fine, interesting contents and usage

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