Lot 847Huelat's Granite Creek Express, printed frank at bottom left of pen cancelled 3¢ pink (U35) buff entire with printed "Wells, Fargo & Co." frank to William H. Russell, Virginia City, Nev. Terr., pencil "1863" dating, fragment of letter datelined "Independence, June 30th 1863" in different hand of addressing accompanies, Very Fine and rare, ex-Jacobitz, Peacre, Edwards, Blaine.
Thomas No. HUE-001 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE HUELAT'S GRANITE CREEK EXPRESS FRANK.
Jabez Huelat was proprietor of Granite Creek Express, from southeast Oregon to Virginia City, Nevada Territory in 1863, and then to Ruby City, Idaho Territory in 1864 and 1865. Letter datelined Independence (Oregon).