U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Light Blue Unsurfaced (6LB3).
Large margins all around, orange-red "U.S." in frame cancel (impression ties thru paper), matching "U.S. City Despatch Post Sep. 2, -- O'Clock"
double-line circular datestamp on small 1842 folded letter to local street address, minor edge nicks, Very Fine, this is the second day of use
of the 6LB3 stamp, the first stamp printed and issued under U.S. authority (a Sep. 1 datestamped cover and a wrapper with an August docketing date are recorded)
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