"By First Through Train From San Francisco to New York".
3c Red, F. Grill (94) tied by "San Francisco, Cal. May 6" pmk. on 1869 cover to New York, ms. "By 1st through train from San Francisco to N. York"
and "May 6th, 1869",
ms. "Rec'd May 15th, 1869",
cover and stamp creased, Very Fine, a rare cover carried on the first transcontinental railroad trip from San Francisco to New York, ex Lester Downing, with 1997 P.F. certificate that inexplicably declines opinion on docketing
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