Lot# 2038 - Sales #3020-23

  • Lot# : 2038 Louisiana Postal History

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    "New Orleans, March 17, 1804" (Orleans Territory, Pre-Territorial Period), dateline on FLS to Philadelphia, manuscript "Barque American", red circle "6" rate (struck twice), interesting content refering to Louisiana as "Colony", also include second letter (same correspondence) dated 1807 mentioning arrival of troops (Col. Burr) and some insurection, same circular "6", both covers with soiling and ageing, F-VF.
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : 240 USD