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Steamboat Postal History


4235 - MISSISSIPPI RIVER STEAMBOAT THE "COMPROMISE", Postal cover, noted carried on the "Compromise", addressed to Grand Bayou, Red River, circ. 1850's. The Compromise was built in 1850 and ran the New Orleans to Natchitoches Route and is off the steamboat rolls in 1860, very good...................................................$30.00

4236 - MISSISSIPPI RIVER STEAMBOAT THE "ROCKAWAY #2", May 1852, letter regarding cotton sent from New Orleans to Grand Bayou, Red River by the steamboat Rockaway #2 which was built in 1850 and loss at Bayou Sara, LA in 1855 with no lives lost. Folded letter sheet. Fine, some ink burn ion some letters........................................$45.00

4237 - THE ALABAMA STEAMBOAT "COURIER", December 1831, letter carried on the steamboat COURIER to Cahaba, AL, from Mobile regarding 12 bales of cotton sold for the account of Gabriel Benson. Red wax seals, very fine. The Courier was built in 1831 and was abandoned in 1839. Very fine..........................................$45.00

4238 - THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER STEAMBOAT "ALABAMA", Waybill, February 1867, 5" X 7", shipping items to Grand Bayou, LA. The Alabama was originally the Desoto, then saw Civil War Service as the General Lyon, later sold and renamed the Alabama. Served the New Orleans to Red River run, burned at Grand Reach April 1867 with 1200 bales of cotton aboard, no loss of life. Very fine...................................................$25.00

4239 - THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER STEAMBOAT "VICTORIA", Waybill, dated December 1857, shipping goods to Grand Bayou, LA on the Red River. The Victoria ran the New Orleans - Red River Route 1857 - 58, off the steamboat rolls 1858. Very good................................$20.00

4240 - SUGAR PLANTATION IN LOUISIANA, RARE LETTER SHEET, December 28th, 1897, two page letter with stamped envelope on the stationary of HOPE PLANTATION, Jeanerette, Iberia Parish, Louisiana owned by Binnings and Maurin detailing the production of sugar at the sugar mills for the 1897 growing season. Attractive masthead of Hope Plantation, two items, very fine.................................................................$49.00


MISSISSIPPI RIVER STEAMBOAT ITEMS

12258 - THE STEAMBOAT LESSIE TAYLOR, Huge illustrated freight bill 8" X 10" with vignette of a side wheel steamboat January 10th, 1871 shipping 35 bales of cotton to New Orleans from the port of Washington, MS [near Natchez], unusually large and attractive. Very fine............................................$39.00




12259 - THE STEAMBOAT J. S. MCCLURE
, 8" X 10" waybill with a large attractive vignette of a side wheel steamboat at the Port of Jacksonport, AR. Bound for New Orleans with 13 bales of cotton, November 27th, 1867. Very nice to display. Very fine..........................................................
SOLD


12260 - THE STEAMBOAT JOHN B. MAUDE
, 8" X 10", freight bill March 13th, 1873, large vignette of a side wheel steamboat shipping over 100 bales of cotton from Memphis to New Orleans, fresh paper, coupe of spindle holes, otherwise fine [boat was sunk with 800 bales of cotton in 1875 and raised and put in service again, then burned at New Orleans in 1886]........................................................
$39.00


32820 - RED RIVER STEAMBOAT USED BY THE UNION ARMY, THE STEAMBOAT ST. CHARLES, Postally used envelope [1853] addressed to New Orleans, embossed postage [red] stamped STEAM and has a nice oval "Packet Stamp" of the boat "RED RIVER PACKET ST CHARLES", used by the Union army during the war ferrying troops and supplies, serviced the New Orleans - Shreveport route prior to the War via the Red River. Very fine..................................$195.00

1311 - THE STEAMBOAT ROB ROY, Built 1823 burned at New Orleans 1837, folded letter dated November 5th, 1824 to Natchez to the Bank of Mississippi dealing with financial matters. Manuscript ROB ROY. Very fine, nice cover, an unusually long lived boat....................$150.00

1312 - THE STEAMBOAT ALABAMA, Letter addressed to the Mississippi Bank at Natchez, 1833, per Captain Kelly, ALABAMA in manuscript. Nice bright cover.........................$150.00

1313 - THE STEAMBOAT STEUBENVILLE, Built 1823, abandoned 1829. Financial letter dated 1825 to the Cashier (Bank of Mississippi) at Natchez from New Orleans. Manuscript name STEUBENVILLE, nice bright folded letter sheet...............................$150.00

1314 - THE STEAMBOAT HUNTRESS, Built 1826, financial letter (182) addressed to Natchez from New Orleans 1827, abandoned 1832. Folded letter sheet, manuscript HUNTRESS, Bank of Mississippi..................................$150.00

1315 - THE STEAMBOAT LADY WASHINGTON, Built 1832. Cotton letter addressed to Opelousas, LA. 1834 from New Orleans, bright cover, manuscript LADY WASHINGTON...................................$135.00

1316 - THE STEAMBOAT TAMBERLINE, Built 1818, lost 1824 at New Orleans. Banking letter 1822 from the Bank of Orleans to Bank of Mississippi at Natchez, per Captain Vail, St. Bt. Tamberline. Nice bright cover...............................$150.00

1317 - THE STEAMBOAT NAPOLEON, Built 1818, snagged and lost at Grand Gulf, May 17th, 1822. Business letter dated the day the ship was lost. Interesting manuscript mark with Captain Williams of the Volcano crossed off and Captain Samuel of the Napoleon added. Nice early boat....................................$175.00

1318 - THE STEAMBOAT NIAGARA, Built 1829, business letter 1834, snagged 3/21/1834. Letter to Opelousas, LA from New Orleans. Letter carried on the last trip, NIAGARA, nice bright cover..............................$100.00

1319 - THE STEAMBOAT SIMAPHON, Letter dated 6/23/1835 from New Orleans to Port Barre, LA, SIMAPHON, nice bright cover.............................$75.00

1320 - THE STEAMBOAT YAZOO, (1834-45 abandoned), letter from Natchez to New Orleans, LA, "YAZOO", fine...............................$75.00

1321 - THE STEAMBOAT AMERICAN, Built 1837, letter 3/20/40. New Orleans to Monroe, LA (sale of cotton), p. AMERICAN, fine........................$65.00

1322 - THE STEAMBOAT CHIPPEWA, Built 1840, abandoned 1843, letter dated 1843, manuscript S.B. CHIPPEWA, New Orleans to False River, LA. Very good..................$65.00

1323 - THE STEAMBOAT PANOLA, Built 1844, abandoned 1848, letter dated 1845, manuscript PANOLA, New Orleans to Port Barre, LA. Nice and bright.......................$65.00

1324 - THE STEAMBOAT RAINBOW, Built 1844, abandoned 1849, letter 1844 New Orleans to False River, LA. Manuscript marking, nice cover...........................$65.00

1325 - THE STEAMBOAT BUCKEYE, Built 1837 lost 1844, collided on Atchafalaya River March 1st, 1844 with the Desoto LOSS OF 80 LIVES, New Orleans to Ouachita (Monroe), letter written February 1843, bright cover, very fine.............................$65.00

1327 - THE STEAMBOAT BOIS DE ARC, Built 1843, snagged near Plaquemine, LA. December 1847, letter February 10th, 1847, New Orleans to Barre's Landing, LA, manuscript "BOIS DE ARC"..................................................$65.00

1328 - THE STEAMBOAT BLACKHAWK, Built 1833, exploded April 3rd, 1838, letter is dated April 18th, 1835, New Orleans to Opelousas, S.B. BLACKHAWK manuscript marking, sunk with loss of five lives..............................$65.00

1329 - THE STEAMBOAT ANNA, Built 1849, abandoned 1859, letter 1851 from New Orleans to Port Barr, LA. Manuscript ANNA, nice cover................................$65.00

1330 - THE STEAMBOAT JENNY LIND, Built 1847, stranded 1854, letter dated 1849, New Orleans to Saw Mill (LA), manuscript JENNY LIND...............................$65.00

1331 - THE STEAMBOAT FARMER, Built 1838, lost in a collision 1842, letter dated 1840 from New Orleans to Monroe, LA, manuscript, S.B. FARMER..........................$65.00

1332 - THE STEAMBOAT CATHERINE, Built 1851, abandoned 1857, letter dated 1857 from New Orleans to Barre's Landing, LA. Manuscript "CATHERINE".........................$65.00

1333 - THE STEAMBOAT RIO GRANDE, Built 1846, abandoned 1852, letter dated 1849 from New Orleans to Port Barre's, LA. Manuscript, RIO GRANDE, very good........................$65.00

1334 - THE STEAMBOAT SULTAN, Built 1845 snagged Atchafalaya River 1847, letter February 3rd, 1846 to Opelousas from New Orleans. Manuscript SULTAN....................$65.00

1335 - THE STEAMBOAT BEN CAMPBELL, Stamped letter cover January 19th, 1853, postmarked Warsaw, IL, 3 cent Washington stamp. Ship abandoned in 1870, manuscript BEN CAMPBELL marking, nicely tied, cancellation..................................$85.00

1336 - THE STEAMBOAT BONITA, Built 1857, burned at Bayou Sara 1860, cover addressed to New Orleans, LA, 3 cent Washington stamp. Stamped STEAM through the stamp, manuscript BONITA.................................$89.00

1337 - THE STEAMBOAT ANNIE WAGLEY, Packet boat, formally USS CARRABASSET, embossed stamp, re-documented 1965 to Annie Wagley. Manuscript marking addressed to New Orleans............................$69.00

1338 - THE STEAMBOAT LESSIE TAYLOR, Packet boat, addressed to Port Barre's, LA. Green 3 cent embossed, manuscript marking LESSIE TAYLOR..........................$65.00

1339 - THE STEAMBOAT MONDIANA, Built 1847, abandoned 1852, addressed to New Orleans, letter in French, manuscript marking MONDIANA..........................$65.00

1340 - THE STEAMBOAT ROMEO, Built 1835, abandoned 1842, letter dated 1836, addressed New Orleans to Handing Landing, Ouachita, LA. Manuscript marking ROMEO..............$69.00

1341 - THE STEAMBOAT LINWOOD, Built 1843, snagged Island #16 1847, 316 tons, addressed to Nashville, TN from New Orleans, LA. Manuscript marking LINWOOD, nice bright letter...................................SOLD

1342 - THE STEAMBOAT AMERICAN, Built 1837, letter written from Monroe, LA to New Orleans 1840. Manuscript marking AMERICAN................................$65.00

1343 - THE STEAMBOAT AMERICAN, Built 1837, cover addressed to Bayou Bartholomew, LA. Manuscript marking AMERICAN.....................................$59.00

1344 - THE STEAMBOAT YOUNG, Letter written in New Orleans 1857 addressed to Port Barre, LA. Manuscript marking YOUNG........................$59.00

1345 -THE STEAMBOAT ST. HELENA, Lost at Algiers, LA 1849, letter written at New Orleans 1848 and addressed to Bayou du Glaize, LA. Manuscript marking ST. HELENA, nice bright cover...................................$75.00

1346 - THE STEAMBOAT CALUMET, Built 1865, abandoned 1870, embossed postal cover addressed to New Orleans, LA. 3 cent pink embossed stamp. Manuscript CALUMET at top of cover.......................................$85.00

1347 - THE STEAMBOAT DENIZEN, Built 1841, abandoned 1851, letter dated 1845 from Washington City, MS to Natchez, 326 tons. Manuscript marking DENIZEN..................$69.00

1348 - THE STEAMBOAT F.M. STRECK, Built 1844 off rolls 1849. Shipping manifest folded, New Orleans to Assumption, LA in French. Manuscript marking F.M. STRECK in bold manuscript.................................$65.00

1349 - THE STEAMBOAT GOLDEN AGE, Built 1858, Confederate usage 1861, letter from Pointe Coupe, LA to New Orleans, December 1859. 3 cent dark rose Washington stamp, pen cancelled. Manuscript marking GOLDEN AGE, a choice cover............................$125.00

1350 - THE STEAMBOAT MANCHESTER, Built 1836, abandoned 1841, letter dated May 1838 New Orleans to Opelousas, LA. Manuscript marking MANCHESTER.....................$65.00

1351 - THE STEAMBOAT SWAN, Built 1836, abandoned 1852, letter from New Orleans, LA to Monroe, LA dated 1842. Manuscript marking SWAN.......................$65.00

1353 - THE STEAMBOAT CREOLE, Built 1839, burned 1841 with loss of 34 lives at Jonas, LA. Letter dated 1841 from Natchitoches, LA to New Orleans in French. Large folded letter sheet, manuscript S.B. CREOLE in large script, very fine...............................$80.00

1355 - THE STEAMBOAT AMBASSADOR, Built 1843, lost at Luxemburg, MO, April 1847. Letter dated January 1845 to Natchez from New Orleans, LA. Manuscript marking AMBASSADOR...............................$75.00

1356 - THE STEAMBOAT AMBASSADOR, Built 1843, lost at Luxemburg, MO, April 1847. Letter dated January 1845 to Natchez from New Orleans, LA. Manuscript marking AMBASSADOR...............................$75.00

1359 - MOBILE TO NEW ORLEANS WAY 6 MAIL STAMPED, Business letter dated 1846 regarding cotton and salt sales, addressed to New Orleans, LA from Mobile. Noted as "Way Mail: with a large blue 6 stamped with a manuscript WAY, ship unnoted.......................SOLD

1360 - THE STEAMBOAT JOSEPHINE, Built 1844, snagged and lost at Clarksville, TN 1850. Letter from Monclair Landing to New Orleans, LA. Manuscript marking JOSEPHINE. Letter dated 1849 in French.....................................$65.00

1363 - THE STEAMBOAT FANNY SMITH, Built 1850, abandoned 1854. Letter dated August 1851 from Vicksburg addressed to Louisville, KY. VICKSBURG, August 9th blue cancellation, STEAM 10 CTS blue marking. Manuscript FANNY SMITH marking, 285 ton packet boat, great cover...........................................$145.00

1364 - THE STEAMBOAT OPELOUSAS, Built 1852, abandoned 1859, 100 tons. Letter from New Orleans to Port Barre, LA dated 1853. Manuscript marking OPELOUSAS................$65.00

1365 - THE STEAMBOAT ANNA, Built 1849, snagged and lost on the Atchafalaya River in 1852. Known as the ANNA #2. Letter from New Orleans to Port Barre, LA 1851. Manuscript markings ANNA...............................$65.00

1366 - THE STEAMBOAT W.S. PIKE, Cover with three cent green embossed stamp with Agent stamp ST. FRANCISVILLE & NEW ORLEANS, November 1875. Manuscript W.S. PIKE, noted on verso in pencil that once was the property of noted New Orleans writer and historian Leonard Huber, addresses to West Baton Rouge, LA. Excellent Agent markings....................................$150.00

1367 - THE STEAMBOAT BELLA DONNA, Built 1852 off rolls 1858, 461 tons, 3 cent rose stamp tied with a nice St. Francisville, LA. PM, manuscript BELLA DONNA marking, a nice combination.................................$135.00

1368 - THE STEAMBOAT CORREO, Built 1847, snagged and lost at Mobile, AL in May 1856. Letter dated at New Orleans to "Saw Mill" 1848. Manuscript marking CORREO, nice red wax seal on verso...............................$65.00

1369 - THE STEAMBOAT ALINE, Built 1858, Confederate usage 1861, 175 tons. Letter dated 1857 regarding cotton to Port Barre, LA. Manuscript ALINE marking........................$75.00

1370 - THE STEAMBOAT J. DUPRE, Built 1838, abandoned 1854. Letter from New Orleans to Opelousas dated 1839 mentioning the arrival of the steamship GREAT WESTERN arriving in the port of New Orleans. Manuscript marking J. DUPRE..............................$85.00

1371 - THE STEAMBOAT SYDONIA, Built 1851, burned in May 1857 at Columbia, LA with the loss of 2 lives. Letter from New Orleans (1853) to Barre Landing, LA. Manuscript marking "SYDONIA"...................................$75.00

1372 - THE STEAMBOAT OUCHITA BELLE, Cover manuscript marked OUCHITA BELLE, embossed stamp removed. Addressed to Hard Times Plantation, West Baton Rouge, LA. As is....................................$29.00

1373 - THE STEAMBOAT MAY BELL, Built 1855 off rolls 1867, 3 cent green embossed stamp, cover addressed to West Baton Rouge, LA. Indistinct postal marking. Manuscript marking MAY BELL..................................$85.00

1374 - THE STEAMBOAT SOUTHERN BELLE, Built 1851, burned at Mobile October 1857. Cover routed to a merchant from Vicksburg to New Orleans, LA with 3 cent Washington stamp, stamped WAY. New Orleans large red postal cancellation, October 13th (1854). Manuscript SOUTHERN BELLE marking.........................................$145.00

1375 - THE STEAMBOAT PRINCESS [#3], 687 tons, 3 cent Washington stamp grid cancelled, black WAY stamp large red New Orleans September 4th [1854] CDS, cover that originated from a merchant in Vicksburg. Manuscript PER PRINCESS marking. Nice bold cover.......................................$145.00

1376 - THE STEAMBOAT GENERAL LEAVENWORTH, Built 1839, abandoned 1843. Letter from New Orleans to Monroe, LA January 1843 regarding a sale of 55 cotton bales. Manuscript marking "GENL LEAVENWORTH"...............................$65.00

1377 - THE STEAMBOAT C CONNER, Built 1845, lost (snagged) near Bayou Catalpa, LA January 1848, 144 tons. Letter to Barre Landing, LA from New Orleans December 1847 regarding the cotton market. Manuscript marking "C. CONNER"............................$65.00

1378 - THE STEAMBOAT PAUL JONES, Built 1843 stranded at Grand Chain, IL 1848, 232 tons. Letter Natchez to New Orleans, LA December 1844 regarding finances. Manuscript marking PAUL JONES....................................$65.00

1379 - THE STEAMBOAT HELEN, Built 1846, snagged and lost August 8th, 1846 at Satartia, MS. Letter dated New Orleans April 15th, 1846 from New Orleans to Bayou de Glaise, LA. Manuscript marking HELEN, a very short-lived steamboat.........................$75.00

1380 - THE STEAMBOAT MAGNOLIA, Built 1852, abandoned 1867, 325 tons. 3 cent Washington stamp, addressed to Bay St. Louis, MS. Manuscript marking PER STR. MAGNOLIA, old note on cover indicates it was mailed September 27th, 1865.................$95.00

1381 - THE STEAMBOAT ANNIE LEE, Addressed to New Orleans via Bayou Lafourche. Manuscript marking ANNIE LEE........................$50.00

1382 - THE STEAMBOAT RIGHT WAY, Built 1867, abandoned 1874. 3 cent rose embossed stamp, addressed to New Orleans. Manuscript cover marked PER STR RIGHT WAY, nice bold manuscript..........................................$85.00

1383 - THE STEAMBOAT RICHMOND, Built 1866, lost in a snag below Shreveport, LA December 2nd, 1869. 3 cent embossed stamp. Manuscript PER RICHMOND, large manuscript addressed to New Orleans...................................$79.00

1384 - THE STEAMBOAT SAMUEL DALE, Built 1852, burned at Mobile February 25th, 1854, 276 tons. Small black STEAM marking, 3 cent Washington stamp, pen cancelled. Manuscript marking SAM DALE, a short lived steamboat...................................$95.00

1385 - THE STEAMBOAT TAHLEQUAH, Built 1866, abandoned 1874, 3 cent rose embossed stamp to New Orleans. Manuscript TAHLEQUAH marking............................$79.00

1386 - THE STEAMBOAT MAYFLOWER, Built 1867, abandoned 1875, 3 cent rose embossed stamp, addressed to New Orleans from Trenton, LA (merchant cover). Manuscript marking "MAYFLOWER".....................................$80.00

1387 - THE STEAMBOAT LA BELLE, Built 1869, sank in the Red River September 1878 with 2699 bales of cotton. 3 cent embossed stamp to New Orleans. Manuscript marking "LABELLE", comes with period newspaper ad, very fine............................$85.00

1388 - THE STEAMBOAT B.L. HODGE, 1867-73, three cent pink embossed stamp to New Orleans. Manuscript ST. B.L. HODGE with old ad, very fine............................$85.00

1389 - THE STEAMBOAT LIZZIE HOPKINS, 1867-75 to New Orleans with rose embossed 3 cent stamp. New Orleans Upper Coast Shreveport Line. Manuscript marking STR LIZZIE HOPKINS..............................$85.00

1390 - THE STEAMBOAT ERA #9, Built 1868 Red River Packet Company, 3 cent embossed stamp rose. Manuscript marking "STEAMER ERA #9", to New Orleans, copy of paper ad for boat, very fine...................................$85.00

1391 - THE STEAMBOAT ERA #10, Built 1868, burned and lost a Rayville, LA 1892. Rose embossed 3 cent stamp. Manuscript marking "ERA #10", copy of old ad for boat.........$85.00

1392 - THE STEAMBOAT RAPIDES, Built 1869, New Orleans Red River Route, sunk February 1876, 25 miles below Baton Rouge. 3 cent embossed rose stamp. Manuscript marking "RAPIDES" to New Orleans, old newspaper ad for boat.................................$85.00

1393 - THE STEAMBOAT TITLE WAVE, Renamed the GRAND PACIFIC in 1878 to New Orleans. 3 cent rose embossed stamp. Manuscript marking TIDAL WAVE....................$85.00

1394 - THE STEAMBOAT LOTUS #3, Built 1869, sunk February 1876 near Lake Charles, LA with 1000 bales of cotton aboard to New Orleans. 3 cent rose embossed stamp. Manuscript marking PR LOTUS #3...................................$85.00

1395 - THE STEAMBOAT D.L. TALLY, Built 1870, New Orleans Shreveport Line, 1873-1895 Mobile trade, burned at Mobile. Manuscript marking D.L. TALLY to New Orleans.........$85.00

1396 - THE STEAMBOAT D.L. TALLY, Built 1870, New Orleans Shreveport Line, 1873-1895 Mobile trade, burned at Mobile. Manuscript marking D.L. TALLY to New Orleans, merchan cover Bowers & Co., Shreveport, LA................................$95.00

1397 - THE STEAMBOAT NEW YORK, Built 1862, shipped military during the War, US service on Mobile River, burned at New Orleans 1870, pink embossed 3 cent stamp. Manuscript marking STEAMER NEW YORK, irregular top edge to left....................$75.00

1398 - THE STEAMBOAT WADE HAMPTON, Built 1870, New Orleans-Ouachita Line, Captain John Tobin, sunk 1871 opposite Donaldsonville, LA to New Orleans. Manuscript marking WADE HAMPTON, 3 cent rose embossed stamp. Agent stamp TRENTON, LA in blue oval dated April 20th, 1870, scarcer thus...............................$115.00

1399 - THE STEAMBOAT FRANK PARAGAUD, Built 1866, replaced by the J.M. White in 1878. Manuscript notation "PARAGAUD", 3 cent embossed rose stamp to New Orleans, comes with old paper ad, merchant cover JOHN NELSON, GREENVILLE, MS...........$95.00

1400 - THE STEAMBOAT WILD WAGNER, Built 1864, 1867 New Orleans-Bayou Sara Route, dismantled 1873. Manuscript markings "WILD WAGNER" to New Orleans, LA, 3 cent rose embossed stamp..............................$85.00

1401 - THE STEAMBOAT J.D. HINE, Built 1863, snagged and lost on the Trinity River November 1869. Manuscript marking "HINDE", 3 cent rose embossed stamp, partial New Orleans CDS, to New Orleans............................$85.00

1402 - THE STEAMBOAT ROSE FRANK, Also known as the ROSA FRANK, built 1866, burned on the Red River in 1870 to New Orleans. Manuscript marking ST ROSE FRANK, 3 cent rose embossed stamp...........................$85.00

1403 - THE STEAMBOAT W.S. PIKE, Built 1869, burned December 1875 to West Baton Rouge, LA. Green embossed 3 cent stamp. Manuscript marking Per W.S. PIKE.............$85.00

1404 - THE STEAMBOAT EARLY BIRD, Built 1867, New Orleans Red River Line, off rolls 1876, 3 cent rose embossed stamp. Manuscript marking "ST EARLY BIRD" to New Orleans..............................$85.00

1405 - THE STEAMBOAT C.H. DURFEE, Postcard dated March 1876 from New Orleans to Collinsburg, LA. Stamped and printed announcing 80 bales of cotton being shipped on the above boat G.W. SENTELL & CO, N.O....................................$40.00

1406 - RARE PACIFIC STEAMSHIP MAILED LETTER 1850, Manuscript cover marked TENNESSEE, mailed from Panama to San Francisco March 21st 1850. Being a printed and filled-in form letter advising the party in San Francisco that the five letters they had forwarded to Panama had been forwarded to their destination to different parties both east and west of Panama. The TENNESSEE was working the Western hub of the Pacific Mail line and was lost near San Francisco in 1853. A nice GOLD RUSH era postal item where mail was sent to Panama from both the east and west and carried across the Isthmus until the railroad was built......................................$95.00


1310 - THE STEAMBOAT NEW ORLEANS #2, The 2nd New Orleans built in 1815 and was lost at New Orleans December 1st, 1815 (snagged). Comes with ad for her first voyage to Natchez on July 15th, 1815. Addressed to Natchez to the Bank of Mississippi, per ORLEANS in manuscript, folded cover sheet, dark ink. Choice, a rare example of one of the first boats on the Mississippi...............................SOLD

1352 - THE STEAMBOAT CREOLE, Built 1839, burned 1841 with loss of 34 lives at Jonas, LA. Letter dated 1841 from Natchitoches, LA to New Orleans in French. Large folded letter sheet, manuscript S.B. CREOLE in large script, very fine...............................SOLD

1354 - THE STEAMBOAT BOGUE HOUMA, Built 1839, snagged and lost April 1843 at Bayou de Glaze, LA. Letter from Natchitoches, LA to New Orleans in French dated 1840. LA large cover, manuscript marking S.B. BOGUE HOUMA.............................SOLD

1357 - THE STEAMBOAT JOHN VINTON, Built 1847, abandoned 1863, letter in French from Natchitoches, LA to New Orleans, LA. January 1841, ship of 104 tons. Manuscript marking S.B. JOHN VINTON.....................................SOLD

1358 - THE STEAMBOAT WATERWITCH, Built 1839, stranded 1844, letter from Natchitoches, LA to New Orleans in French 1841. Manuscript marking PER. WATERWITCH......................................SOLD

1361 - THE STEAMBOAT SULTANA, Built 1836, abandoned 1844 at New Orleans, 385 tons. Letter written from New Orleans, LA, March 13th, 1842. Business content to Rodney, MS. Manuscript PER SULTANA in bold script. Comes with old newspaper ad for the boat...................................SOLD

1362 - THE STEAMBOAT SULTANA, Built 1843 undetermined off rolls, letter dated from Natchez, November 22nd, 1846 addressed to New Orleans, 527 tons. Manuscript marking SULTANA.................................SOLD

 

 
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