Lot 2363Confederacy, "Artesia Miss. Apl 28th 1862", manuscript postmark and cross-hatch cancel on 5¢ blue (4), four margins, on cover to Amite City La., enclosed letter datelined "Choctaw Agency Miss." with some interesting content "…I will remain here a few days & return to Rienzi in hopes to follow John Morgan back to Tennessee he now commands 4400 Cavelre & is ordered back through Middle Tennessee…I notice in yesterday's papers that the gun boats had passed Ft. Jackson. Should New Orleans fall into the hands of Yankies & they should attempt to advance up the R.R. you can look out & be governed by circumstances & if you find it necisary-removed the Negros to some sicure position…"; cover reduced at top, letter separations, Fine and scarce use.
Estimate $200 - 300.