10c Green, Ty. II, III (32, 33).
Three singles, two Type III, each with left sheet selvage,
tied by bold "Sweetland Cal. Apr. 2"
(1859) circular datestamps on cover to London, England,
red "19" credit handstamp, red "London Paid MY 10, 1859" circular datestamp, Very Fine, a scarce use overpaying by 1c the 29c transatlantic rate from the West Coast, the Sweetland cancel predates the earliest recorded date in Williams by two years, this was carried by private express via Grass Valley to Marysville, where it went by river steamer to Sacramento and then on to San Francisco, it was then carried on the Butterfield route, departing San Francisco Apr. 4 and arriving Tipton Mo. Apr. 25, then placed on the railroad to St. Louis and on to New York where carrried on the Cunarder Europa,
which departed New York Apr. 27 and arrived Liverpool May 9, ex Haas and "Sevenoaks"
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