Lot 1574Confederacy, "A.G.O." [Adjutant General's Office]. Manuscript endorsement at upper right on legal size turned cover to Col. H.K. McCoy a.d.c. [aide-de-camp], Americus, Ga., franked with 1863, 20¢ green (large margins except just touching at left), tied in combination with 1863 10¢ greenish blue, die B (pre-use crease) by "Milledgeville, Ga." cds; inside addressed to "Oglethorpe, Ga." (no franking), edge flaws and two vertical file folds, otherwise a Fine & Rare Triple-Rate Semi-Official Cover.
Scott No. 13 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 1575Confederacy, Executive Department Cover addressed by Jefferson Davis. Type I Semi-Official imprint on cover franked with an 1863 2¢ brown red (clear to large margins) tied by choice strike "Richmond, Va./Sep 26" cds to "Hon. Henry Marshall, M.C. from Louisiana, Richmond, Virginia", on the back Davis has written "Keep until Congress meets—"; Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott No. 8 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Henry Marshall of Louisiana was a Delegate to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62 and a Representative in the Confederate Congress, 1862-64. He died on July 13, 1864.
Lot 1576Confederacy, Office of Commissioner of Taxes. Imprint on cover franked with 1863, 2¢ brown red (large margins) tied by bold Richmond, Va. cds, local drop use, an Extremely Fine gem, ex-Boker and Haas.
Scott No. 8 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 1577Confederacy, War Department. Legal size Semi-Official Envelope (type Ic) franked with 1861, 10¢ blue, Paterson Print (large margins) tied by "Richmond, Va./Dec 1862 " cds on to the Hon. Thomas Ruffin, Graham, N.C., Very Fine; signed Dietz.
Scott No. 2 Estimate $300 - 400.