Sale 343

Lot 3265

Official Business Mourning Envelope, bearing "M. B. Field" free frank handstamp and endorsed "Treasury Department on circa 1864 cover to Baltimore, Md., "Washington D.C. Free Apr 19" c.d.s., Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300

By the fourth day after Lincoln's death, Treasury Department Assistant Secretary Maunsell B. Field had substituted mourning stationery for his official business matters.

Realized $425

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