U.S. POSTAGE USED ON COVERS AFTER SECESSION
U.S. 3¢ rose-brown stamps on legal-sized envelope postmarked
VICKSBURG/MISS on FEB/21 (1861).
Four stamps paid 12¢ rate for an overweight cover transmitting legal docunents to a Justice of the Peace.
Docketing in ink indicates that the cover was "opened by consent/March 2nd 1861."
Stamps were canceled with a 4-ring-target killer.
U.S. 3¢ red star-die stamped envelope canceled with a grid? killer postmarked
VICKSBURG/MISS on MAR/25 (1861). Docketing in ink indicates that the
letter was dated "Vix. Mch 25/61."
U.S. 3¢ dull red stamp on advertising cover postmarked
APR/6 (1861). Stamp was canceled with "segmented" grid killer. Corner card
was for William McCutcheon & Co. - Produce, Groceries & Commission
Merchants at Vicksburg.
U.S. 3¢ dull red stamp on cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS on
APR/27 (1861). Stamp was canceled with a "segmented" grid killer.
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