VA2856 CA #12c (AD) Greenish-Blue (margin close at the right) tied by the Richmond, Va Powell Type 6l 19 FEB (1864). Cover is a private unofficial use of a POD unsigned official imprint for the Auditor's Office (AUD-03b) as the stamp is affixed over the imprint and making the printed "FREE" invalid. Addressed to Miss Lucy T. Braxton, "Chericoke," Old Church PO, Hanover, Va. "Chericoke" is the name of a plantation home which still stands today first built in 1767 by Carter Braxton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The home was rebuilt in the 1830's. Commercial cover with a small embossed De La Rue imprint under the top back flap. Repaired right lower corner to a very clean appearance and a scarce use.$400.00

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