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Sale 1117 — U.S. & Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 17-18 December, 2015

Category — Confederate States: Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, others

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4475, Confederate States: Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, othersRobert E. Lee, Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee. Endorsement "R E Lee" under "Engineer Department" written in another hand on 1837 folded cover as member of the Corps of Engineers, to Yuckertown N.J., red "Washington City D.C. Apr. 26" circular datestamp and matching "Free" handstamp, cover addressed and endorsed (in a different hand) "War Dept." and signed at top left, light file folds affect signature, Very Fine, Lee did not enjoy free franking privileges, he signed it as member of the Engineer Department but the free franking was allowed under the War Dept. franking signature, ex Dr. Robertson

E. 2,000-3,000
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