Lot 472Pensacola, / Sept. 23., bold type III straightline postmark with manuscript "Free, T.F. Hunt, Ass. Qr. Mr." on 1821 folded letter to the Quarter Master General in Washington, D.C.; two minor vertical. file folds, Very Fine, the earliest of three reported examples of the type III pre-territorial postmark.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Letter requisitions funds for the transportation of troops of the 7th U.S. Army Regiment, commanded by Col. Matthew Arbuckle.