A Pair of Geo. Washington Patriotics.
Matching design with medallion portrait, each with caption, "Preserve the Land of Washington," blue on white, with 3c Dull Red (26) tied by "Washington City Dec. Free Jun. 22, 1861" cds, impt of 1st Reg., R.I. Detached Militia; other is "We Defend the Land of Washington," in black on lemon, with free frank of E.H. Rollins, impt. of 2nd Reg., Conn. Vols., and ms. written around flap: "Six fugitive slaves came into camp today & are employed as servants,"
; first with minute tear at T., Very Fine pair
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