Savannah Ga. to Rome, Italy.
Buff cover from the Locke correspondence, originating in Savannah on Apr. 27, 1864 (docketed), addressed to Rome in care of Baring Bros. in London, carried from Wilmington N.C. on the blockade-runner Thistle (II),
departing May 5, 1864, arriving in Bermuda on May 10, carried from Bermuda (Jun. 1) to St. Thomas (Jun. 4), then from St. Thomas (Jun. 15) by Royal Mail Steam Packet to Southampton (Jun. 29) -- no transit markings for these legs of the trip -- red "Lombard Street Paid F.O. JU 30 64" circular datestamp, red "PD" oval, French and Italian transits front and back, street address in Rome provided by Baring Bros., small piece out of backflap, Very Fine, rare example of routing thru Bermuda
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