Pony Express Patriotic

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Title
Scott Catalogue USA 143L1
Scott Catalogue USA U32
Single of the Wells Fargo & Company 2-dollar red stamp, tied by blue "Pony Express San Francisco June 12." Running Pony oval cancel on a 10-cent stamped envelope (USA Scott U33). Cover is cancelled by green "St. Joseph, Mo. Jun 24" circular date stamp.
The envelope was carried from San Francisco, California, to A.W. Canfield in New York, New York, in twelve days during June 1861.
Topic
Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)
National Postal Museum
Medium
paper; ink; adhesive / embossed; handstamped
Dimensions
Height x Width: 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (8.2 x 14 cm)
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Place
United States of America
1861
Type
Covers & Associated Letters
Object number
0.299379.1