Auction: 19010 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
1856 (19 Feb.) stampless envelope with enclosure to Capt. Horace B. Putnam/Aden/Arabia/Asia/(On board the Bark Argentine, from his wife in Rachel in Manchester, New Hampshire, with large despatch c.d.s., straight line
Note: The diary of Rachel Hurd Putnam, 1855-56, in which she writes affectingly of her daily life whilst her merchant captain husband was at sea, is now held in the Peaboby Essex Museum in Salem, Massachussets.
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