Sale 1238 — Civil War Special Mail Routes

Sale Date — Wednesday, 23 June, 2021

Category — Trans-Mississippi Express Mail

Cat./Est. Value
Sale 1238, Lot 317, Trans-Mississippi Express MailSpence Correspondence. Two folded covers and one buff envelope from the Spence correspondence to Arkadelphia, each cover properly endorsed, two sent by A. E. Spence, Captain in Co. B, 1st Ark. Regt., one with "Little Rock Ark." double-circle datestamp and manuscript "Due 5", other with manuscript "Due 10" and sender's instructions: "If the Federals have possession of Arkadelphia P.M. will please forward this to Dr. B. P. Jeff Washington Ark who will please forward this to the person addressed if he knows his whereabouts & much oblige. A. E. Spence", third cover endorsed by T. F. Spence, McIntosh Regt., with pencil "Pleasant Hill Ark. Mar. /62" postmark and "Due 5", minor edge faults, Very Fine and rare group of Confederate Arkansas uses, from the same correspondence as the Barksdale's Express cover offered in the previous lot

E. 500-750