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Michael Rogers Online, a Division of Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions, LLC Sale - 5029

U.S. Postal History

Foreign Mail
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
6001   image1907, from US to Turks Islands in the West Indies, cover franked with 5¢ blue (304) tied by "Delaware Gap PA/Mar/26/1907" duplex on cover addressed to Grand Turk, Turk Islands, Turks Islands receiver on reverse, Grand Turks had a population of only a couple of thousand residents in 1900, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $120
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SOLD for $100.00
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
6002 428 image1915, Perf 10 covers to foreign destinations (Scott 428), three covers; 1) 5¢ blue (Scott 428) on 1915 cover from Ponce, P.R. Playa Sta to Hong Kong, proper transit marks; 2) 8¢ and 10¢ (Scott 431 and 433) on registered cover to Russia from NYC; 3) 15¢ gray (Scott 437) on registered cover to Sweden with proper transit marks; cover to Russia with edge flaws otherwise, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
Exposition Covers
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
6003   image1907 Jamestown Exposition Government Pier, 1¢ (300) tied by 1907 Norfolk VA exposition machine cancel, with view of government pier with balloons overhead, addressed to Cincinnati OH, Very Good to Excellent.
Suggested Bid $40
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CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
Civil War Postal History including Patriotic Covers
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
6004   imageCairo Letter Discussing Steamer Sultana, 3¢(65) cancelled by segmented target with "Cairo IL/Nov/16" cds to Randolph MA, letter discussing travel via steamer on the Mississippi during the Civil War, reads in part "I arrived at this place, which by the way is about the end of creation…on board this boat the steamer Illinois of Missouri…we shall be about a week going down as this is not a regular passenger boat…Don't give yourself any uneasiness about guerrillas…The Sultana leaves here for N.O. tomorrow night and will probably arrive there as soon or sooner than we shall…" With newspaper article on the one hundredth anniversary of the disaster, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200


The Sultana was involved in the greatest maritime disaster in US history. On April 27 1865 the Sultana's boilers exploded killing at least 1,547 people. Most of the dead were paroled Union prisoners from Vicksburg. The exact cause of the blast was never determined.
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SOLD for $100.00
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
6005   imageFort Jefferson, 3¢(65) cancelled by target with "Fort Jefferson Fla/Feb/6" cds on cover to Portland ME, post office was open from 1861-1868 with a peak population of 1,729, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $250
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CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
6006   imageFort Jefferson With Carved Bone Rings, 3¢(65) tied by target with two strikes "Fort Jefferson Fla/Oct/21" cds on cover to Bradytown PA with enclosed letter to writers mother asking to loan him money, two hand carved rings made of bone both with "5" die faces are included, post office was open from 1861-1868 with a peak population of 1,729, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $750
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CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
6007   image[Slavery Related] Last Will & Testament Leaving Slaves To Various Family Members, 1832 two page last will and testament of Margaret Ashby willing slaves to various family members, reads in part "…said sister Betsy give and bequeath to her my negro woman Judy…", continues with willing slaves to her other relatives, Lexington KY cds and ms "18¾" rate to Mt Zion KY, vertical filefold and splits at folds with a few mended, a glimpse into the splitting up of what was probably a Negro family, Fine.
Suggested Bid $300
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SOLD for $250.00
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
6008   image[Slavery Related] Letter Discussing Loss Of Hired Boys, ms "Paid 10 c/Jany 17th 63" to Lesters Districk GA, reads in part "I have written you a few lines to inform you that two of the boys that you hired from me has come in to me. They came in the same day. The other two was caught. Mepher & Gregory bought Ben & Harrington. Telfa & Ed are here at this time. Thought it was useless to send them to you unless someone was with them…" Interesting contents discussing the difficulty of moving slaves during this time of the War., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200
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SOLD for $200.00
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
6009   imageSoldier's Letter From Fort Jefferson, 3¢(65) cancelled by target with complete bold strike of "Fort Jefferson Fla/May/10" cds on cover to York ME, with enclosed letter, reads in part "…I arrived here …along with 280 more all of whom are the same as myself…we have the same Liberty as the Regiment that is doing duty here it is very hot…P.S. I shall receive all my pay and bounty when the war is over", signed W.F.G., scarce cover from a southern fort that was never taken by rebel forces, Dr. Mudd was imprisoned here after his conviction in the Lincoln assassination, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $400
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CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
6010   imageMaj. Gen McClellan and Maj. Gen Dix, Magnus illustrated full color double panel 5" by 8" letter sheet with three soldiers leaning on portraits of Maj. Gen McClellan and Maj. Gen Dix, written by Lucas Lawrence, references money sent, letters not received and sending best wishes to friends, Lawrence is listed a member of both the 147 NY Inf and the 76 NY Inf, some fading to the ink, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
6011   imageWest Front of the Capitol, straddle copy 3¢ (65) tied by Bradford ME cds to back flap, front has two panel multicolored Magnus type design, addressed to Eatonville NY, tiny edge flaws, F.-V.F.
Bischel 1167. Walcott 652 VAR.
Suggested Bid $750
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SOLD for $425.00
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
6012   image7th N.H. Regiment Fort Jefferson, 3¢(65) pen cancelled with "Fort Jefferson Fla/Mar/26" cds pn illustrated patriotic cover with red soldier in front of emblem flag and cannon(Bischel-2431, W-1345) to Hollis NH, reduced at right, the 7th New Hampshire Volunteers Regiment was assigned to Fort Jefferson from February 12 1862 until June 16 1862, was very active in the Atlantic Seaboard warfare, the regiment lost 16 officers and 410 enlisted men killed or lost to disease, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $400
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CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
6013   image7th N.H. Regiment Fort Jefferson, 3¢(65) cancelled y target with "Fort Jefferson Fla/Mar/17" cds on illustrated patriotic cover with red soldier in front of emblem flag and cannon(Bischel-2431, W-1345) to Hollis Depot NH, reduced at right, the 7th New Hampshire Volunteers Regiment was assigned to Fort Jefferson from February 12 1862 until June 16 1862, was very active in the Atlantic Seaboard warfare, the regiment lost 16 officers and 410 enlisted men killed or lost to disease, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $400
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CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
6014   image7th N.H. Regiment Fort Jefferson, 3¢(65) pen cancelled with "Fort Jefferson Fla/Mar/4" cds on illustrated patriotic cover with red soldier in front of emblem flag and cannon(Bischel-2431, W-1345) to Francestown NH, reduced at right and staining, with enclosed letter, discusses trip to Fort Jefferson, talks of a man dying from seasickness, writing is faded and difficult to transcribe, the 7th New Hampshire Volunteers Regiment was assigned to Fort Jefferson from February 12 1862 until June 16 1862, was very active in the Atlantic Seaboard warfare, the regiment lost 16 officers and 410 enlisted men killed or lost to disease, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $400
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CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
6015   image7th N.H. Regiment Fort Jefferson, 3¢(65) pen cancelled with "Fort Jefferson Fla/Mar/11" cds on illustrated patriotic cover with red soldier in front of emblem flag and cannon(Bischel-2431, W-1345) to Francestown NH, reduced at left, staining and edge flaws, with enclosed letter, discusses life at Fort Jefferson, writing is faded and difficult to transcribe, the 7th New Hampshire Volunteers Regiment was assigned to Fort Jefferson from February 12 1862 until June 16 1862, was very active in the Atlantic Seaboard warfare, the regiment lost 16 officers and 410 enlisted men killed or lost to disease, Fine.
Suggested Bid $400
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CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
6016   image"Not Married Yet" Fort Jefferson, 3¢(65) tied by target with "Fort Jefferson Fla/May/29" cds on patriotic cover with poem to New Haven NY, reduced at right affecting stamp, post office was open from 1861-1868 with a peak population of 1,729, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $400
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CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
Inauguration Covers
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
6017   image1953, Eisenhower inaugural covers, two different Teixeira cachets, all postmarked Jan. 20, 1953, one with free frank, unusual items, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
Regular Issues
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
6018 1 image1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), choice example tied on embossed cover to Carlisle, Penn. by light manuscript and neat blue grid cancellation with adjacent matching blue "Greensburgh, Pa., May 9" cds, very pretty, Very Fine. Scott $525 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Scott $525

SOLD for $200.00
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
6019 10A image1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 10A), 3¢ cancelled with blue straight line "Paid" with matching Blue Hill ME cds on folded letter sheet, addressed to ME, F.-V.F. Scott $190 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Scott $190

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM
6020 10A image1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 10A), blue Orland ME cds with matching "Paid/3" in circle, on folded letter sheet, addressed to Mount Desert ME, business account, F.-V.F. Scott $190 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Scott $190

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 09:00 PM

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