Sale 988 — The Steven C. Walske Collection of Civil War Special Routes
Sale Date — Thursday, 27 May, 2010
Category — Trans-Mississippi Routes: Government Express
EXTREMELY FINE. THE ONLY RECORDED TRANS-MISSISSIPPI EXPRESS COVER WITH "DUE 30" AND PART PREPAYMENT BY STAMP FOR 40-CENT RATE.
This cover is not listed in the Krieger book on Trans-Mississippi Express Mail, but a few covers to Capt. J. L. Kirby are recorded by Krieger, most of which are completely unpaid and were presumably carried by courier.
Illustrated in Special Routes (p. 107). Signed Brian Green. Ex Alex Hall