Mail Carried by Steamer
JAN 4, 1865, Type 3 on illustrated "Via Panama“ cover.
3c rate period, to Mass.
FEB 10 (1864 or later), Type 3 with manuscript “Via Panama Per Stmr. Golden Age”.
The Golden Age was a steamer in service for the Pacific Mail Steamship Company (PMSC) at this time.
3c rate period, to Penn. Double rate letter.
APR 21, 1864, Type 2 with manuscript “Per St Louis Via Panama”.
The St Louis was a steamer in service for the Pacific Mail Steamship Company (PMSC),
its maiden voyage out of SF was in FEB 1861.
3c rate period, to NY. Double rate letter, paid by strip of three 1863 2c black issue.
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