5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6).
Horizontal pair, large to ample margins, bright color, tied by "San Antonio Tex. Paid May 10"
circular datestamp, manuscript "Chf. Com. Office Dist. Texas, N. Mexico & Arizona"
and "Official Business"
on buff cover to Captain John G. St. Clair in Tyler Tex., few tiny toned spots in edges of pair, missing backflap, Very Fine and scarce military district cover, the District of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona was created after the Seven Days battles and was commanded by the iconic General John B. Magruder, who fought for the armies of three nations during his career (U.S.A., C.S.A. and Mexico), ex Dr. Brandon
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