Lot 4366(La Fourche River) Str. Mary Foley, fancy red oval intaglio handstamp on blue lined folded letter datelined "La Fourche le 12 Avril 1850" to New Orleans La., red "Paid F.A. Dentzle, Agt. P.O., N.O." oval agent handstamp, Very Fine.
Milgram No. 861 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE MARY FOLEY INTAGLIO FANCY HANDSTAMP.
No contracts were made for mails on the La Fourche River south of the Attakapas Canal at Napoleonville. Contracts were however made for Opelousas using the Teche River to New Iberia and then post road.