Lot 1240Confederacy, Amherst. C.H., Va., May 22, two strikes of cds, one tying U.S. 1857, 3¢ dull red on 1861 folded letter sheet to Lexington, second strike alongside with manuscript day, Very Fine, a nice Confederate usage from this town.
Scott No. U.S. 26 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1241Confederacy, Houston Tex, Mar 9, 1861, cds on orange cover bearing U.S. 3¢ dull red (26) to Wallace Lake P.O., De Soto Parish, Louisiana, "Mansfield La., Mar 18" cds and forwarded to Kingston, manuscript "Due P.M. 3¢" rating, F.-V.F., a scarce forwarded cover.
Estimate $200 - 300.
This was sent just four days after Texas joined the Confederacy on March 5th 1861.