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Sale 1230 — U.S. and Hawaii Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 15-18 December, 2020

Category — Hale & Co: Pennsylvania, Rhode Island

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
822
c
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 822, Hale & Co: Pennsylvania, Rhode IslandHale & Co., 5c Blue, Street Address Omitted (75L5), Hale & Co., 5c Blue, Street Address Omitted (75L5)Hale & Co., 5c Blue, Street Address Omitted (75L5). Square margins, large to full all around, cancelled by red Collect box (Ty. C3) with matching "Forwarded by Hale & Co. from 37 S. Third Street, Philadelphia" oval handstamp (Ty. F33) on Jun. 20, 1845 folded letter to Charles Calistus Burleigh at the "Anti-Slavery Office" in Providence R.I., missing portions of the letter but the cover is intact, interesting content relating to God and justice, Very Fine, Bureligh was the editor of the anti-slavery newspaper The Unionist, as well as the Pennsylvania Freeman paper of the Eastern Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society, he was also active in the temperance, peace and women’s rights movements

E. 300-400
400
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