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Sale 88: The Sescal Sale

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Prisoner of War Covers, Northern Prisons

Lot 1595    

Confederacy, Rock Island Barracks (Rock Island, Ill.), inbound money letter cover to prisoner John W. Howell in "Barracks 43", franked with 1863, 10¢ blue + U.S., 1861 3¢ rose (defective) both left uncanceled, manuscript "$5 U.S. Currency" with erasure of pencil "Through the lines" endorsement above, pencil "ex" examiner's marking below stamps and light "C" in red crayon indicating cover containing currency; cover reduced and with erasures (cleaning) at left, F.-V.F.; with detailed biography & 1999 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott No. 12+U.S. 65    Estimate $300 - 400.

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