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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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State Postmarks - Florida: Apalachicola to Port Leon

Lot 1016    

Chattahoochee Flo., "Augst 13", red orange circular postmark with manuscript date (type V) and matching "18¾" rating on folded letter datelined "Apalachicola Arsenal, Chattahoochee Florida 1843" to Maj. G. Wright, Fort Brooke, Tampa E.F., endorsed "via Savannah & Pilatkia" and "On Service", letter from a surgeon who writes that a corporal of the guard had "the audacity to request my wife to meet him clandestinely the next night", the "scoundrel was confined" and he wants another guard "who has proper notions of morality and propriety sent in his place" etc., interesting letter; file folds, Very Fine and scarce.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $450

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