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Revolutionary War continued...

1775-82 Period and 1782-92 Confederation Post continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
2799 c image(Albany N.Y., 1789) "ALBANY: 2". Straightline handstamp with attached "2" (dwt) rate on small folded cover to Henry Drinker in Philadelphia, additional manuscript rate "[+] 1.8 [=] 3.8" (2dwt plus 1dwt8gr for a total of 3dwt8gr), "1/7" due in local currency (3dwt8gr=10p x 1.67 inflation factor=17p plus 2p carrier fee, or 1sh7p), receipt docketing "Albany 9 mo. 24 1789 Wm. Cooper", Very Fine, ASCC Vol. 1 value for Albany "2" attached rate is $250.00 (Image) E. 200-300

SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
2800 c image(Albany N.Y., 1791) "ALBANY: 2". Straightline handstamp with attached "2" (dwt) rate on folded cover to Henry Drinker in Philadelphia, additional manuscript rate "[+] 1.8 [=] 3.8" (2dwt plus 1dwt8gr for a total of 3dwt8gr), "1/7" due in local currency (3dwt8gr=10p x 1.67 inflation factor=17p plus 2p carrier fee, or 1sh7p), receipt docketing "Albany 4 mo. 9 1791 Wm. Cooper", Very Fine, ASCC Vol. 1 value for Albany "2" attached rate is $250.00 (Image) E. 200-300

SOLD for $170.00
Will close during Public Auction
2801 c image(Edenton N.C., 1777) "Ship 1 [+] Edenton 10 [=] 11-". Unusual manuscript ship-letter postmark (11 dwt total) on folded cover from France to Willing, Morris & Co. in Philadelphia, manuscript "3/4" and "4/7", the latter corresponding to amount due in local currency (11dwt=33p x 1.67 inflation factor=55p, or 4sh7p without carrier fee), receipt docketing "Paris Septr 15th 1777, Silas Deane Esqr. recommendg Mr. [Jange?] of Bordeaux", pressed folds and neat repairs at edges of backflaps, Very Fine, the Edenton marking is very rare (Image) E. 400-500

SOLD for $2,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
2802 c image(Philadelphia Pa., 1776) "Way 2.16". Red manuscript "way" postmark and 2dwt 16gr rate on folded cover to John Pemberton in Philadelphia, red "1/4" due in local currency (2dwt16gr=8p x 1.67 inflation factor=14p plus 2p carrier fee, or 1sh4p), sender's routing "p favour of John Blaney", side panels removed but "1776" remains from docketing, otherwise Fine (Image) E. 200-300

SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction
2803 c image(Philadelphia Pa., 1777) "PHILAD FEBRUARY 27". Straightline datestamp lightly struck on back of folded cover to Edward Shippen in Lancaster Pa., manuscript "Paid" and "2 dwt" rate, 1777 docketing, part of back removed, slightly toned, otherwise Fine (Image) E. 300-400

SOLD for $225.00
Will close during Public Auction
2804 c image(Philadelphia Pa., 1791) "March 5". Very unusual month/day straightline on folded cover to Henry Drinker at Philadelphia street address, manuscript "2" (dwt) rate, "1/" due in local currency (2dwt=6p x 1.67 inflation factor=10p plus 2p carrier fee, or 1sh), receipt docketing "Mifflin County, Feb. 23, 1791, James Harris" indicates this originated about 170 miles west of Philadelphia (James Harris was a land commissioner in Mifflin County in 1795), it is unclear where the "March 5" straightline was applied, but it post-dates the letter's dateline by 10 days, slightly toned file fold, still Very Fine, unlisted and worth further research (Image) E. 200-300

SOLD for $225.00
Will close during Public Auction
2805 c image(Philadelphia Pa., 1785) "PAID*". Bold straightline handstamp and manuscript "2" dwt rate on folded cover to William Tilghman in Chester Town Md., manuscript "Post Paid" crossed out, forwarder's notation "Rcd. Philada. Sepr. 20th 1785 under cover and forwarded by your Friend, Step. Collins", receipt docketing "From Henry Chapman on Mr. Pallew's affair, Sep. 17, 1785", slightly toned, otherwise Very Fine, Philadelphia usually did not apply a town marking during this period (Image) E. 300-400

SOLD for $2,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
2806 c image(Philadelphia Pa., ca. 1786) "PAID*". Bold straightline handstamp with "II/JA" (Jan. 11) Franklin mark and manuscript "Way 2" dwt rate on folded cover to General Cadwalader in Kent County Md. with sender's instructions "to be left at Stewart's Tavern", small opening tear and nick at top, otherwise Fine, no yeardate but postmarked during period when Philadelphia did not usually apply a town marking (Image) E. 300-400

SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
2807 c image(Philadelphia Pa.) "Way 2.16". Ms. "way" postmark and 2dwt16gr rate on folded cover to James Willson in Philadelphia, "1/4" due in local currency (2dwt16gr=8p x 1.67 inflation factor=14p plus 2p, or 1sh4p with carrier fee), reinforcements and flap repair, Very Fine (Image) E. 200-300

SOLD for $120.00
Will close during Public Auction
2808 c image(Philadelphia Pa., 1784) "Way 4". Manuscript "way" postmark and 4dwt rate on folded cover to John Chaloner in Philadelphia, "1/10" due in local currency (4dwt=12p x 1.67 inflation factor=20p plus 2p carrier fee, or 1sh10p), receipt docketing "Hartford Oct. 17, 1784, Jere. Wadsworth", referring to Jeremiah Wadsworth (Conn. delegate to Continental Congress), toning along folds evident only on back, Very Fine (Image) E. 300-400

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
2809 c image(Virginia, 1780) "Post Paid 94". Manuscript 94dwt 20-times inflation factor (4dwt16gr=14p x 20 inflation factor=280p plus 2d way fee, or 94dwt) on folded cover to Dr. Thomas Parke in Philadelphia, originated in Virginia based on receipt docketing "Ez: Edwards Virginia, 13th March 1780", adhesive stains from tissue repairs, otherwise Fine, very scarce, Siskin reported only four 20x rate covers (although others are known) (Image) E. 400-500

SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction

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