Items for Sale - CSA 7, 5¢ Local Typograph on Cover - Section Two

Printer: Archer & Daly. CSA 7-L was printed on London paper; CSA 7-R was printed on scarcer Richmond paper.

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CSA 7, 5¢ blue pair on local paper, tied neat bold blue FRANKLIN DEPOT / VA cds on homemade cover to Miss Annie Gaffney, Limestone Springs, Spartanburg Dist., So. Carolina, Very Fine. $190.

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CSA 7, 5¢ blue pair tied faintly struck KNOXVILLE / Ten cds on cover to Maj W. L. McEwen, Kingston, Tennessee with docketing indicating sender was W. J. Hornsby 23 January 1863; top back flap mostly missing and small restoration at top left.  $170.

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CSA 7, 5¢ blue pair tied CHARLESTON / S.C. // DEC / 20 cds on adversity cover to W. D. Clancy, Esq., Cashier, Columbia, S.C.; fashioned from most interesting printed page discussing the dire straights of the Confederacy vs. foreign interests. $260.

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CSA 7, 5¢ blue pair (small faults) with part sheet margin at right and filled in frame variety at right (seen on margin copies) tied RICHMOND / VA. // APR cds used on blue folded business letter to Messrs Thos. Branch & Sons, Petersburg, Va.. Lovely legal letterhead of P. H. Winston, Attorney and Counselor at Law, Windsor, N.C.  $200.

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CSA 7, 5¢ blue vertical pair tied UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA blue double circle on green cover to Miss Sarah G. Fergus (?) Reedy Branch, More (sic) County NC; bit reduced at right, Ex Thacker. $160.

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CSA 7, two 5¢ blue singles used with manuscript cancel of “Moremans (Moormans) River / Va // Mch 15th “ on completely charming small cover with embossed flowers at upper left corner, addressed to Mr. Bernard S. Brown, Bridgewater, Va.; a Delightful Cover, Ex Thayer and Thacker. $400.

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CSA 7, 5¢ blue pair tied bold neat SCOTTSVILLE / VA // MAR / 10 cds on lemon cover to renowned nurseryman Franklin Davis, Staunton, Va. with docket at left that is from Samuel Allen, Very Fine Ex Thayer and Thacker.  $160.

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CSA 7, 5¢ blue pair on local paper tied neat blue PETERSBURG / Va. // DEC / 23 cds on fresh homemade cover to Mr. P. J. Fowlkes, Jeffress Store, Va.; Very Fine, Ex John Hill. $150.

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CSA 7-R-v2, 5¢ blue vertical pair with filled in frames at right, listed CSA Catalog variety, tied by manuscript Harrisonburg [VA] June 25 on lemon cover to Dr. Henry C. Sommerville Care Rev. William V. Wilson, Lynchburg, Va.; bit reduced at right. $140.

Dr. Henry Clay Sommerville (1834-1918) was an Assistant Surgeon in the Confederate Army during the war. Much more information on linked page.

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue, 2 singles, tied together by neat GAINESVILLE / Ga. // FEB / 25 cds on cover to Hon. W. W. Clark, Richmond, Va. with docketing on reverse that sender was Lieut. Cobb. Slightly reduced at left. Ex Hunter Thomas. $170.


William White Clark (1819-1883) was a representative to the Confederate Congress from Georgia, as well as a member of the Georgia State House of Representatives in1841.

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue pair (light pre-use creases) tied CHARLESTON / S.C. // JAN / 25 double circle postmark on adversity cover fashioned from unused printed ship bill of lading from James Bancroft & Co., Charleston; to “Mrs. Mary A. Hitch, Fountain Inn P.O., Greenville So. Ca.” with note “Jan. the 27”, red sealing wafer on back flap still intact, color photocopy of inside accompanies. $250.

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue vertical pair tied with MOBILE / ALA // MAY / 5 double circle cancel on adversity cover fashioned from printed shipping form, addressed to J. W. Harris, Livingston, Ala; not opened yet but bottom flap could be opened for display, if desired. $125.

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue left sheet margin pair tied beautifully struck ADAMS RUN / S.C. // FEB / 21 cds on pristine homemade cover to Mrs. James C. Seabrook, Cheraw, SC. Extremely Fine. $250.

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CSA 7-R-v2, 5¢ blue vertical left sheet margin pair showing awesome filled-in frame variety, tied bold NEW MARKET / VA // DEC / 4 cds on cover to Mary A. Linville, Walnut Grove, Stokes Co, N.C.; small cover tear at left. Marvelous sheet margin. $300.

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue vertical pair used with bold red WOODVILLE / Geo. // APR / 3 cds on cover to Maria L. Watson, Greenville C.H., S.C.; Stellar postmark! $350.

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CSA 7, 5¢ blue single tied together with CSA 8, 2 ¢ brown red (3 singles) on back flaps of cover which overpaid the 10¢ rate, addressed to William Crawford Esq., Mount Sidney, Augusta, Ga.; 5¢ blue damaged prior to use, two of the 2¢ stamps torn upon opening; open on 3 sides and slightly reduced with light vertical creases. 2001 CSA Certificate #04005. Very unusual and scarce use. Very unusual combination franking. $950. Listed in both CSA 8 Covers and CSA 7, Section 2 

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue on scarcer local paper, tied ANDERSON / Tex. // MAY / 19 cds on green lined commercially made cover to Wm. H. Neblett, Capt. Stepherson’s Co (I), Col. Elmore’s Regt, Galveston, Texas. Ex Gallagher. $400.

William H. Neblett served in Co. I, 20th Texas Infantry. Much more information on linked page.

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CSA 7-R-v2, 5¢ blue top sheet margin pair on local paper, variety, frame lines filled in at top (4 margins) showing part adjoining stamp at left, tied CHARLESTON / S.C. // APR / 23 / 1863 dcds on cover to Miss Bettie Farmer, Wilson, N.C. Ex Kohn with Van Dyk MacBride notes on verso. $150.

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CSA 7, 5¢ blue pair tied by manuscript postmark of “Dennis Ga, Oct 7th 1862” on folded letter to Wm. L. Mitchell Esq, Athens Geo from his brother, M. H. Mitchell. Letter is headed “Dixie Land” – sealed with red wafer. Scarce manuscript town. $110.

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue pair (faults) tied manuscript cancel with strike of PINE BLUFF / ARK // JUL / 28 double circle datestamp at left on cover to Mrs. Mattie Yell, Monticello, Drew Co, Ark. with manuscript directive, “At Mr. Gasten’s 2 miles of Monticello.” Ex Clippert. $180.

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue pair (4 margins) used with rare manuscript cancel of “Post Oak Ark / Novr 8, 1862” on pristine folded letter to Thos J. S. Farr, Albany, Georgia from Isaac T. Robinson, who was the postmaster of Post Oak, Calhoun County, Arkansas, from July 16, 1860, to May 31. He is requesting payment of taxes owed. Rare Arkansas cancel, the ONLY LISTING FOR THIS TOWN in Dr. Bruce Roberts’ Arkansas census. Ex Clippert. $750.

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue pair tied bold neat PINE BLUFF / ARK // JUN / 4 double circle date stamps on clean cover to Mrs. Emiline Elliott, Orchard Grove, La. Lovely example. Ex Clippert. $400.

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ dark blue pair on local paper, tied NEWBERRY C.H. / S.C. // JUN / 12 /1862 double circle datestamp on small commercially made TURNED LADIES COVER to Miss Agnes C. Edwards, Anderson C.H., inside use with CSA 6 (mostly torn off) to Mrs. Nancy Edwards, Newberry C.H., S.C., care of Mr. Werber. Ex R. Hall and G. Wayman. $140.

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CSA 7, 5¢ blue pair (small faults) tied indistinct --- C.H. / Va. postmark on homemade cover to Mrs. Ann Luignot, Richmond, Virginia with notched ADVERTISED 2 (CC type U, CCV $500) and RICHMOND cds on verso with bottom flap partially turned to display. $350.

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CSA 7, 5¢ blue single tied grid on homemade NEWSPAPER WRAPPER with manuscript October 3rd ’64 to Mr. Mitchael (sic) Walters, Wytheville Va. SCARCE USE of 5¢ which OVERPAYS the 2¢ RATE for newspapers; wrappers are very scarce. Ex Sam Zimmerman. $600.

Mitchell Walters served in Company I, Virginia 29th Infantry. Much more information on linked page.

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue pair (3 margins) tied TALLAHASSEE / Flor. // MAR / 4 cds with second strike at center of pre-printed cover addressed to Bank of Middle Georgia, Macon, Geo.; TURNED COVER (exploded on 3 sides for display) with inside franked CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue pair (3 margins) tied MACON / GA cds to Wm H. Flinn Esq., Jackson, Miss., slightly reduced edges, Scarce Florida use. $300.

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue pair tied QUINCY / Flor. // FEB / 16 cds on cover to Lamar Cobb, Athens, Ga.; slightly reduced at left. Lamar was one of the sons of Howell Cobb, a founder of the Confederacy and major general of the Confederate army. Scarce Florida use. $220.

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue pair (tiny nick out of top margin, right stamp), tied bold clear CHARLESTON / S.C. // DEC / 18 / 1862 CDS on neat blue commercially-made cover addressed in the hand of Gen. Alfred H. Colquitt to his brother, Col. Peyton H. Colquitt, Columbus, Ga., with ms. “O.B.” at top (Official Business). From the award-winning Brian M. Green “Confederate Generals” exhibit and signed by him. Brian states this is the only war-dated cover he has ever seen addressed by Gen. Colquitt. Examples of 4 Colquitt-signed documents from the National Archives accompany, easily corroborating the handwriting. RARE GEN. ALFRED H. COLQUITT WAR-TIME AUTOGRAPH USE made even more interesting by the use to his brother. Listed in both Miscellaneous-2 and CSA 7, Section 2. Brief biogaphy on linked page. PHOTO OF GEN. ALFRED H. COLQUITT  $950.   


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CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue pair tied SAVANNAH / Ga. // Paid CDS on fresh commercially-made cover to Col Charles Spalding, Nankin Brooks Co, Ga.Nankin in a small unincorporated community in Books County which established a post office in 1856, which remained in operation until 1907. It was named for the large Chinese city on the Yangtze River. Ex Benson $125.

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue pair tied neat AUGUSTA / Ga. // -- / 11 CDS on fresh cover to Lieut. J.A. Ausby, “Augusta Volunteers” Charleston S.C. Care Cpt. George T. Jackson, Charleston Hotel. This unit was based at the Augusta Arsenal so speculation can only be made that they were there for supplies coming in on blockade runners, but that is only a guess. Very Fine. $160.

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CSA 7, 5¢ blue, two 4-margin singles used with grids and matching postmark of FARMVILLE / VA on neat cover to Miss Agnes M. Haxall, Haxall, Crenshaw & Co., Richmond, Va$125.

Haxall & Crenshaw Flour Mill bio on linked page.

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CSA 7-R 5¢ blue vertical pair tied RICHMOND / Va. cds on OVERPAID DROP letter to Theo. S. Garrett Jr., Navy Department, Richmond, Virginia. Garrett was a clerk with the Confederate Navy Department; part of top back flap missing, signed by Brian Green. $250. Listed in both Miscellaneous-2 and CSA 7-2

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ dark blue pair (3 margins) with right stamp intact but hanging off edge of cover, tied neat MILLEDGEVILLE GA circular datestamp on cover to J. M. Brooks, Clk Inf. Court  (Clerk of Inferior Court), Cuthbert, Georgia, slightly reduced at left, manuscript “E.D.” at top – probably sender ID. $100.

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ dark blue pair (4 margins) tied RICHMOND VA. JAN 21 on cover to Dr. W.H. Harrell, Wilson N.C.,  Very Fine. $125.

William Bernard Harrell (1823-1906) was a physician, post-war Baptist preacher, Confederate surgeon, and songwriter. Detailed bio on linked page.

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CSA 7-L, 5¢ blue pair tied BENNETTSVILLE S.C. NOV 25 on cover to Capt. J.E. Spears, Charleston, So Ca Col. C.H. Stearns Regt S.C.V.; slight edge wear. J.E. Spears enlisted as a captain and was commissioned into Co. B, SC 24th SC Infantry. $85.

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CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue pair tied WELDON N.C. circular datestamp on homemade cover to Capt. James Simmons, Jarrett’s Depot, Va. Not enough info to easily determine which Capt. Simmons this might be – good research project. $75.


CSA 7-R, 5¢ blue pair MISSING BOTTOM FRAMELINE, tied SAVANNAH GA MAY 15 on cover to Mrs. Lucinda Williams, Milledgeville, Georgia. Nice variety. $250.


CSA 7-R-2, 5¢ blue bottom sheet margin pair with FILLED IN FRAMES variety tied by DALTON GA APR 25 1863 CDS on cover to Mrs. James McCulloch Marietta Georgia, Very Fine. $200.

James W. McCulloch bio on linked page.


CSA 7-R, 5¢ dark blue pair Richmond print (4 margins) tied by triple strike of town grid with matching neat CDS of WINNSBOROUGH S.C. 10 APR on fresh cover to Dr. James S. Yelling, Collingsburg PO Bossier Parish La.; slightly reduced at left. Extremely Fine. $150.


CSA 7, 5¢ blue pair tied CHARLESTON S.C. NOV 24 186- on cover to Capt. J.C. Wrenshall, Engineer’s Dept. Macon, Ga. $125.

Capt. John C. Wrenshall bio on linked page.


CSA 7-L, 5¢ blue single tied bold neat WOODSBORO N.C. 30 MAY cds on top of a cover that presents like a mini-cover but is really more like the top half of very attractive cover to Lieut. W.M. Hammond, Weldon (N.C.) adversity use fashioned from printed Return of the School Committee. $75.

William M. Hammond enlisted as a 1st lieutenant, promoted adjutant May 1, 1862 and captain and AAG 10-16-62. He had service in Co. C, NC 14th Infantry as well as Field & Staff of NC 45th Infantry assigned to Gen. Junius Daniel’s staff.