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Sale 101: The Westpex Sale

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United States Postal History

Lot 705    

Fort Arbuckle, Arkansas, 1867-68, correspondence group with letters from Fort Arbuckle enclosed in faulty #65 covers with "Fort Gibson, Ark." town cds, note one datelined "Fort Arbuckle C.N., Dec. 22" 1867" talking about hunting and "…I should not be surprised if I leave the service soon as there is very little money out here & expenses are enormous…Our Mail has been robbed several times lately…We are thinking of taking another big bear hunt…A Texan was shot here day before yesterday…"; "Ft Arbuckle Feb 24/68" reading "…I am going out on an expedition…I am going to the Wichita Mountains, the … tribes + also the Comanches…I suppose we shall make quite a trip into New Mexico…I can hunt Buffalo on him better…; etc., covers mostly faulty but some interesting content.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Realized: $500

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