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Lot 426

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, Alabama, Mobile, Feb. 21, 1861, Confederate use of #26 to Montgomery, Alabama with clear double ring Mobile handstamp, addressed to A.H. Stevens, Vice President of the Confederacy with docketing in his hand, missing backflap.
Estimate $130-160.
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Lot 427

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, Florida, Apalachicola, Jan. 26, 1861, extremely rare Florida independent state use, #24 pays the circular rate for a dated price list to Providence, RI. Florida seceded on Jan. 10, 1861.
Estimate $800-1,000.
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Lot 428

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, Georgia, Augusta, 1861, stampless Confederate with double circle Augusta, Georgia and Type H Paid 10 handstamp, addressed to Howell Cobb in Yorktown, Virginia.
Estimate $130-180.
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Lot 429

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, Georgia, Cardsville, Jan. 22, 1861, independent state use of #U27 with pen cancel to Jackson, Georgia, manuscript Cardsville GA/Jany 22th at bottom, somewhat ragged on right edge.
Estimate $110-140.
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Lot 430

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, Georgia, Newnan, April 12, 1861, Confederate use postmarked on day the Civil War began, letter dated April 11, reads in part "…lots of war news this morning. I should not be surprised to here (sic) of a fight in Charleston harbor in the morning".
Estimate $220-325.
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Lot 431

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, Georgia, Woodstock, Feb. 5, 1861, Confederate use of #26 with clear cds and fancy killer, used on the second day Georgia was in the Confederacy, repaired at top, small portion of backflap missing, otherwise Fine.
Estimate $130-160.
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Lot 432

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, Louisiana, Shreveport, Feb. 4, 1861 First Day in Confederacy, undated double ring postmark on U.S. Nesbitt to Chapel Hill, NC, incl. letter clearly dated Feb. 4, 1861, letter states; "…Our state has gone out of the Union and I am expecting to join a company to defend her", small piece torn from bottom right corner of front.
Estimate $160-220.
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Lot 433

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, Mississippi, Como Depot, Feb. 18, 1861, #U27 envelope sent while Mississippi was two weeks into the Confederacy, sent to Memphis while Tennessee was still in the Union, 2 Memphis marks, each with a different date, with 1983 Molesworth letter.
Estimate $160-200.
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Lot 434

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, South Carolina, Columbia, Apr. 16, 1861, very interesting cover that begins in East Otto, NY on April 9, 1861, the Civil War begins April 12 as the cover travels to Columbia, SC where is arrives on April 16 and is forwarded with a Confederate use of #26 to Charleston, blue Columbia cds, back is torn, scarce combination use .
Estimate $160-220.
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Lot 435

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, South Carolina, Marion Ch, Feb. 14, 1861, Confederate use of #26 to Charleston, manuscript on bottom left reads: "Care of H.B. Stanley/Capt of the Marion Volunteers/Mereltine House, Sullivans Island", portion of backflap missing.
Estimate $110-140.
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Lot 436

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, Tennessee, Memphis, April 15, 1861 Confederate Patriotic, seven-star Confederate flag used just before Tennessee left the Union, interesting usage of a Confederate patriotic used with #26, sent to Baltimore.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$950
Lot 437

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, Texas, Independent Texas, Decatur, March 4, 1862, #U27 with manuscript Decatur, Tex Mar 4 61 (Independent period), the Ordinance of Secession passed on February 1, 1861 specifying that secession would occur on March 2, 1861, on March 5, 1861, Texas joined the CSA, the March 4 date of the cover is also Lincoln's Inauguration day, Fine to Very Fine. Texas was officially an independent state for only 3 days. Rare independent state use .
Estimate $600-750.
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$425
Lot 438

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, Texas, Rush Creek, Feb. 25, 1861, sent to St Augustine, Texas with neat ms cancel on interesting folded letter with #25 two days after the State Convention had voted for the Ordinance of Secession, the ordinance was to be voted on by the general population on Feb. 23, letter dated Feb. 23 has the following content; "there is a good deal of excitement about the cessation of the United States. We have an election next Saturday for cessation or against cessation. This portion of the country is nearly unanimous for cessation", it is possible the letter was written a few days before and dated when sent, stamp with faults, otherwise Fine.
Estimate $220-270.
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Lot 439

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, Virginia, Charlottesville, April 12, 1861, double ring, blue Charlottesville, VA on U.S. stationery to Albemarle, Virginia., small tear at top. Dated on first day of the Civil War.
Estimate $130-160.
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Lot 440

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, Virginia, Richmond, Jan. 23, 1862, Csa #1, #CSA 1, small cover with 1861 5¢ addressed to Richmond to Alexander Stephens as VP of Confederate States.
Estimate $100-160.
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Lot 441

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, Virginia, Richmond and Charleston, Sc Stampless, two, both dated July 4, 1861, first is Richmond, Virginia to Oxford, Mississippi with Paid 10 in circle, second is double ring Charleston, South Carolina to Charleston with Paid 5 in circle.
Estimate $130-160.
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Lot 442

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, Robert M.T. Hunter Free Frank, Virginia Congressman and Senator, expelled from Senate July, 1861, Confederate Secretary of State, later in Confederate Senate, one of peace Commissioners meeting with Pres. Lincoln, Free Frank signature "Free R.M.T. Hunter", addressed in his hand to W.M.R.H. Garnett in Lloyds, VA., partial Washington DC cds with curved Free above, small tears at top. Garnett was a VA Congressman who also served in the Confederate Congress.
Estimate $70-90.
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Lot 443

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, 1859 to Imprisoned John Brown, November 21`1859, Ohio to John Brown at Charleston, Virginia where he was jailed, docketed "Anonymous Fudge", franked with #26, also incl. cover with Free Frank of Samuel Chilton, John Brown's lawyer, Very Fine. He would be hung two weeks later.
Estimate $200-300.
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Lot 444

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Confederate/Independent State/Civil War Covers, 3 Union Patriotics, 2 covers and 1 front incl. Quaker peace cover, July 4, 1863, repaired on left edge; "United We Stand Divided We Fall" Oct. 21, 1862 Harrisburg, front is "Poor Old Simple Virginia" Lancaster, Pa. July 1, 1862.
Estimate $90-110.
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