Lot 1120Forwarded by Express from Shelburne Falls. Fiske & Rice, Proprietors. D. B. Gunn, Agent, black on vermilion label, used on 3¢ red (U9) Nesbitt entire to Boston Mass. street address, manuscript notation "Sickness", with circa 1856 original letter datelined Shelburne Falls Mass., Jul. 8, concerning a young child suffering from dysentery; small piece missing from backflap and opening tear across lower flap, otherwise Very Fine and very scarce.
Estimate $300 - 400.