Thursday, October 8, 2009

Another Bit of Postal History

It is a stormy night in northeastern Oklahoma, but here is a quick posting before I turn the computer off. Last month, I featured a “turned cover” used by Theophilus and Harriet Perry during the war. Not long after that posting, I discovered that Confederate philatelist Dr. John Kimbrough had yet another cover used in the correspondence. The temptation was too strong, and I purchased it also. Here is an envelope used by Theophilus and postmarked Henderson, Texas (clicking on the image should enlarge it):

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