Lot 12(Virginia) RICHMOND, May 30 1798, ornate straightline datestamp and matching "FREE" rating handstamp on 1798 folded cover addressed to Henry Bedinger Esq. at Shepards Town, Va., docketed from "Jno. Tucker, Richmond May 26. 98" on flap, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Shepards Town was then in Virginia, now in West Virginia on the Potomac. In 1798, the corporate limits were extended and the name was changed to Shepherd's Town.