Lot# 3740 - Sales #3047-51

  • Lot# : 3740 New Mexico Postal History

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    "Fort Union N.M. September 17th 1865" dateline on a letter from Fort Union resident William Payne to his mother, general comments concerning life around the Fort including arrival of his father, consternation at not receiving any letters from home, also "...Last Friday a week ago I saw another many hung he had murdered two men and a boy...", also letters datelined Feb 5th to his father and Sept 3rd to his parents with both of the same general tenor regarding life in general at the Fort including a raging fever, "Brother George" being in charge of the mill at $75 per month, arrival of semi-monthly mail, etc., Fine content
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Hammer price : 75.00 USD