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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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State Postmarks - Missouri Statehood

Lots 1378-1386

Lot 1378    

Greenfield Mo., red cds cancels 3¢ red (U10) buff Nesbitt entire to Jefferson City Mo., forwarded with sharp complete strike of red "Jefferson City, Mo. Jan 17" cds and bearing 3¢ orange brown (10), strong color, cancelled by pen strokes, Very Fine and scarce orange brown use from Missouri.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Current Opening Bid: $40

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Lot 1379    

Jefferson City Mo. "Jan 21", cds with manuscript dating and matching "Paid" handstamp with ms. "Paid 12½" rating on 1835 folded letter to the land office at Chilicothe Mo. signed from future Governor Thomas Reynolds, minor file fold toning, Fine.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Thomas Reynolds (1796-1844) was the Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court as well as the seventh Governor of Missouri (1840-44). He is notable for being one of the few American politicians to die by suicide while in office.

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Lot 1380    

Monroe C.H. Mo "March 12", bold strike of fancy circular postmark with manuscript dating and matching ms. "Paid 18¾" rating on folded cover to Juliett Ill.; top flap of letter removed, light overall toning, a Very Fine strike.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1381    

"Mt Hope, August 30th", manuscript postmark with matching "25" cent rating 1840 to South Reading Vt., forwarded with blue "So Reading Vt, 25 Sept" postmark and matching "forwdg 6" rating totaled to "31" cents, interesting letter reads in part "…I have traveled in a number of counties in this state and can say that I am very much pleased with the situation of it. The mighty Mississippi River washes its eastern boundary then through the interior is the Muddy Missouri bringing the remains of the ages from the Rocky Mountains. The natural resource of this state are not excelled by any other in the Union…I am teaching the young military drill and hot to fire…I have two classes one in Boonville and one in Arrow Rock 100 miles below this…The state is rapidly settling up and there is an abundance of government land yet for a dollar and a quarter per acre…", Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1382    

"Platte City, Mo. Feb 13", olive green cds and matching "Free" rating handstamp on 1848 folded letter with blue ms. "Jas H. Johnston PM" free frank to Philadelphia Pa., fresh and Very Fine.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Lot 1383    

"Potosi Mo, Apl 28", manuscript postmark with matching "Paid 5" rating to Col. John Coble, Clerk of Court at Farmington, letter requests the issuing of a subpoena to Harvey and Leonard Parker in court case, Fine.
Estimate    $75 - 100.

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Current Opening Bid: $30

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Lot 1384    

"Sibley Mo., Apl 1", manuscript postmark and matching "10" rating on 1848 folded letter to Shepherds Town Va., Very Fine.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Current Opening Bid: $40

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Lot 1385    

"Sni Bar, Mo, May 17", manuscript postmark with matching "5" rating on 1854 folded letter to the Clerk of the Circuit Court La Fayette County; docketing and address crossed out, Fine and scarce town.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Current Opening Bid: $40

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Lot 1386    

Warrensburg Mo. Nov 14, red cds and manuscript "10" rating on 1842 folded letter to Clerk of the Circuit Court at Vanburen; filing docket, toning at right, Fine.
Estimate    $50 - 75.

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Current Opening Bid: $20

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