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United States Covers
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Lot 455

U.S. Stampless Covers, New York, 1753 Manuscript to Philadelphia, "NY MAR 3" folded letter, docketed 19th March on back, couple of folds, otherwise very clean, a Very Fine cover.
Estimate $400-500.
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Lot 456

U.S. Stampless Covers, Andrew Jackson 1816 Free Frank, Nashville oval, June 26, 1816 with ms. "Free", addressed in hand of Andrew Jackson, to William Crawford as Sec. of War in Washington City, 2 vertical file folds, left fold through marking with some separation along the fold.
Estimate $150-180.
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Lot 457

U.S. Stampless Covers, 1827 (?) Mail Route Marking Addressed to "President", from New Orleans to New York (by ship) then to Washington, to "The President of the U. States" with red arced "Mail Route," red New York cds and ms. F (free), from 1827-30, the 100 miles of river from New Orleans and La Balizee was considered a post road and added to the inland distance to the East coast, mail to New York was charged 14½¢ rather than 6¢ ship letter, Very Fine, possibly only free frank known with this marking .
Estimate $250-350.
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Lot 458

U.S. Stampless Covers, Nicholas Biddle 1830 ALS, from Philadelphia to New York, June 15, 1830, red Philadelphia cds, some staining on letter. American financier who served as the third and last president of the Second Bank of the U.S.
Estimate $200-300.
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