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Sale 45: The Winter Sale

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California 40 Cent Rate Covers (Outgoing)

Lot 11    

Sacramento, Sep 1 (Sacramento). Manuscript postmark (Williams SAC-2460) and "Paid 40" rate on 1849 folded letter to Yellow Springs, Iowa, letter datelined "California, Sutters Mills, August 19th '49" and lengthy four page letter regarding trip to California, with details of gold mining the American river and sending correspondences, "write direct to California Sacramento City (Sutters)", Extremely Fine, one of the earliest usage of the Sacramento manuscript postmark, ex Straley.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

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