Handwritten Signed Cover & Letter -civil War Transport-arago-june 2, 1855


Handwritten Signed Cover & Letter -civil War Transport-arago-june 2, 1855

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Handwritten Signed Cover & Letter -civil War Transport-arago-june 2, 1855:
$49


HELLO AGAIN
HERE IS A HISTORICAL COVER & LETTER FROM THE CIVIL WAR TRANSPORT, 'ARAGO'.
THIS WAS ACQUIRED A NUMBER OF YEARS AGO AND APPARENTLY WAS PART OF AN sale HOUSE SALEON THE SLIP OF PAPER THAT ACCOMPANIED THE LETTER IS WRITTEN
CIVIL WAR TRANSPORT, ARAGO, COVER & LETTER
IT GOES ON TO SAY--ADDRESS LEAF AND LETTER, FROM THE STEAMER "ARAGO" POSTMARKED JUNE 2 (1855), SENT TO PARIS. INSIDE IS AN AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, IN FRENCH, UNTRANSLATED. --THE "ARAGO WAS OPERATIONAL FROM 1853 UNTIL 1867. DURING THE CIVIL WAR IT SERVED AS A UNION TROOP TRANSPORTER.
IT STATES THE CONDITION IS --LIGHT SOILING, OTHERWISE VERY GOOD CONDITION.
THERE ARE SOME STAINS ON FRONT WHERE IT IS ADDRESSED FROM THE 'ARAGO' TO PARIS. THIS FRONT IS ALL HANDWRITTEN AS IS THE CONTENTS OF THE LETTER. THERE ARE SOME PENCIL NOTATIONS ON PARTS OF THE LETTER .
THERE ARE 3 POSTMARKS ON THE LETTER COVER . ONE POSTMARK LOOKS LIKE --JUNE 2 FOLLOWED BY NEW YORK AND SAYS PACKET. THE OTHER 2 POSTMARKS READ --JUNE 55 AND LE HAVRE.
THE COLOR OF THE LETTER IS A SLATE BLUE--THINNER TYPE PAPER.
THERE IS AN EMBOSSED SHIELD AT LEFT TOP CORNER.
THERE IS SOME PAPER LOSS BUT DOES NOT EFFECT THE CONTENTS OF WRITTEN LETTER. I BELIEVE FRANCE REMAINED NEUTRAL DURING THE CIVIL WAR , BUT NEVER RECOGNIZED THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA. HOWEVER THERE WERE FACTIONS THAT FAVORED BOTH THE SOUTH AND THE NORTH. APPARENTLY FROM THE INFORMATION SUPPLIED THE 'ARAGO' WAS A UNION TROOP TRANSPORTER. I CANNOT SUPPLY ANY MORE INFORMATION SINCE THE LETTER IS IN FRENCH .
LETTER WOULD BE VERY INTERESTING TO RESEARCH
SHOULD YOU HAVE ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS FEEL FREE TO CONTACT.NICE HISTORICAL LETTER LEADING UP TO THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
THE LETTER ITSELF FOLDED IS APPROXIMATELY 6 X 3 INCHES . THE LETTER OPENED IS APPROXIMATELY 8 X 10.5 INCHES.FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPINGSHIPPING IS A FLAT RATE $5.00 FOR DOMESTIC OR UNITED STATES. ANY ADDITIONAL ITEM PURCHASED IS SHIPPED FREE UNLESS IT IS MATTED. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR SHIPPING RATES IF YOU ARE UNSURE. WE OFTEN UPGRADE LARGER ORDERS TO PRIORITY MAIL.
ALL AUTOGRAPHS ARE HAND-SIGNED BY THE CELEBRITIES INDICATED. THERE ARE NO PRE-PRINTS OR AUTOPENS.WE ARE MEMBERS OF UACC (UNIVERSAL AUTOGRAPH CLUB) IN GOOD STANDING (#4050) AND MEMBERS OF THE MANUSCRIPT SOCIETY ALONG WITH THE IADA-CC. ALL AUTOGRAPHS COME WITH OUR COA AND ARE GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC FOR LIFE. IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE YOUR ITEM WITHIN A NORMAL TIME FRAME PLEASE CONTACT US FIRST BEFORE LEAVING response. WE WILL FIND OUT WHY YOUR ITEM HAS NOT BEEN DELIVERED. WE SEND ALL PACKAGES EITHER THE DAY OF PAYMENT OR THE NEXT DAY DEPENDING ON THE TIME OF THE DAY PAYMENT WAS RECEIVED. ALSO IF YOU PAY ON SUNDAY IT WILL NOT BE POSTED UNTIL THAT MONDAY. WE PRIDE OURSELVES ON GREAT DELIVERY SERVICE SO IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE AN ITEM A POSTAL PROBLEM IS THE REASON. ALSO WE TRY TO RETURN ANY QUESTIONS WITHIN A COUPLE OF HOURS OR LESS. SO PLEASE SEND A MESSAGE IF YOU NEED A CLARIFICATION ON AN ITEM OR YOU HAVE A CONCERN.

ALL AUTOGRAPHS ARE PACKAGED WITH CARE. THEY ARE PLACED IN CARDBOARD AND MARKED "DO NOT BEND" TO INSURE THAT THEY ARRIVE IN GREAT CONDITION.ONE ADDITIONAL NOTE REGARDING SHIPPING . AS MENTIONED ALL ITEMS ARE SHIPPED THE DAY OF PAYMENT OR THE FOLLOWING DAY. IF YOU EXPERIENCE A DELAY IT IS DUE TO POSTAL CONDITIONS. WE VISIT THE POST OFFICE ONCE A DAY SO REST ASSURED THAT YOUR PACKAGE IS SENT IMMEDIATELY. WE KNOW THAT YOU WANT YOUR ITEM FAST AND WE UNDERSTAND THAT. ALSO IF MORE TIME IS NEEDED TO PAY PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT . WE CAN ACCOMMODATE YOUR NEEDS.

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT WITH ANY QUESTION.

ALL INTERNATIONAL RATES ARE FOR FIRST CLASS MAIL. PLEASE REMEMBER THAT INTERNATIONAL MAIL WILL TAKE MUCH LONGER DEPENDING ON THE POSTAL SERVICE.
ALL PHOTOS FOR INTERNATIONAL RATES ARE 7.00. CANADA IS USUALLY $5.00
IF THE PHOTO IS MATTED THE RATE IS $10.00 DUE TO THE INCREASE WEIGHT ADDED TO THE PARCEL.

Handwritten Signed Cover & Letter -civil War Transport-arago-june 2, 1855:
$49

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