Lot 974(TransA - Havre) 1853 (Jun. 1) San Francisco, Cal. to Glasgow, Scotland via Adams Express, blue linen-lined Gibbs correspondence cover endorsed "per Str 'California' to Panama thence via N. York" and "p. Adams Cos. Express to be Mailed in N. York", carried out of mails by PMSS California from San Francisco Jun. 1st to Panama arriving Jun. 16th, then USMSC Georgia from Aspinwall Jun. 19th to New York arriving Jun. 29th, entered mails with black "New-York Am. Pkt. Jul 2" debit exchange cds and manuscript "84" rating for four-times the 21¢ rate, carried transatlantic by Havre Line Humboldt from New York Jul. 2nd to Southampton arriving Jul. 13th, red London (7.14.1853) transit back stamp and "4" shilling rating for the quadruple rate, Glasgow (7.14) arrival backstamp, Very Fine; signed Frajola.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.