10c Green (68).
Tied by target cancel and by "New Orleans La. Aug. 30 '64" double-circle datestamp on cover to Matamoros, Mexico,
unknown origin of cover which has manuscript instructions "via New Orleans"
at upper left, blue crayon "1/-" express charge, Thiele Seiler & Co. forwarding agent oval with manuscript Aug. 30, 1864 date, Very Fine and rare Civil War express use to Mexico, this use is very similar to 1865 Commercial Express covers, another cover from this correspondence, with Ober, Hanson & Co. New York corner card, sent in March 1865, was definitely carried by Commercial Express (see Sale 766, lot 112)
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