Lot Details

Fall Postal History 2022

October 26-27, 2022 in New York City

Our Fall 2022 Postal History sale includes the John D. Bowman Collection of Boyd's City Express Post, the William B. Robinson Collection of Wisconsin Postal History, material from the collections of Steven M. Roth and Graham Booth, FRPSL, and much more. 

LOT# : 175
Date: October 26, 2022

Wisconsin Postal History

Fort Snelling Augst 17

manuscript postmark on 1841 folded letter to Peoria, Illinois, matching “Paid 25” rate, datelined “Madison, Wisconsin August 13, 1841”, letter written by James D. Doty proposing an exchange of land in Illinois and Wisconsin, presumably carried by government messenger on horseback from Madison to Fort Snelling and than transported along the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers to Peoria, very fine and rare

Starting Price: $150
Hammer Price: $160