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Sale 99: The December Sale

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Civil War Postal History

Lot 1010    

1864 Richmond, Va. to San Francisco, Cal. Privately Carried Through the Lines, addressed to Mrs. Clara Crittenden in the hand of Confederate Captain James Love Crittenden covertly carried out of the Confederacy, entered the U.S. mails franked with 1861, 10¢ green (68, s.e. at right) tied by blue "Baltimore Md., Jan 6" cds, reverse with "San Francisco, Cal., Advertised, Feb 18" cds, original letter datelined "Grenada, Miss, Oct 4, 1863" (now in the Clements Library); cover tears and some wear, F.-V.F., ex-Walske.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $270

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