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# : 120
Date: October 26, 2022

Wisconsin Postal History

Green Bay M.Ty Sept 23

red manuscript postmark with matching "25" rate on 1827 folded letter to Detroit, Michigan, datelined "Ouisconsin Portage, Sept 4th, 1827", very fine and historically-important, this letter took about 19 days to be carried privately down the Fox River to Green Bay where it entered the mails, written by John Kinzie (future Winnebago Indian Agent) it is the earliest historical account of the surrender of the famous warrior Red Bird, ex-Van Vlissingen and Risvold

Starting Price: $250
Hammer Price: $800