"Panna Maria (Texas) Novbr 30/63".
Manuscript postmark with matching "Paid 10c"
on 1863 cover to San Antonio, with brown red corner card depicting detailed illustration of men herding cattle and sheep,
"Island's Rancho, Helena, Texas," imprint below (first three words deleted by same blue pen as address), small repair to bottom of top flap, Very Fine, a gorgeous and rare illustrated cover with a small Texas town postmark, from our 1984 and 1988 Rarities sales, Panna Maria is the oldest Polish settlement in the U.S. and was regarded as a Union-sympathizing community during the Civil War
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