Lot 4498Confederacy (Virginia Central Railroad) Va. C. R.R., Cobham, 2 Aug, sharp route agent cds on blue cover bearing C.S.A. 10¢ blue (11) four margins, pen "X" cancel to Col. Alfred Landon Rives, Engineer Bureau, War Department, Richmond Va.; flap tear, Very Fine and choice Confederate Railroad station use.
Towle No. 303-S-2 Estimate $400 - 600.
Envelope put onto the Virginia Central Railroad on May 2nd 1863 to be carried east to Richmond.
Col. A. L. Rives became the Chief of Bureau on August 13th 1863.