#2869k – 1994 29c Nellie Cashman,single

Condition
Price
Qty
- Mint Stamp(s)
Ships in 1 business day. i$1.50
$1.50
3 More - Click Here

U.S. #2869k
1994 29¢ Nellie Cashman
Legends of the West

Issue Date: October 18, 1994
City: Laramie, WY, Tucson, AZ and Lawton, OK
Quantity: 19,282,800 panes
Printed By: Stamp Venturers
Printing Method:
Photogravure
Perforations:
10.1 x 10
Color: Multicolored
 
The search for silver and gold attracted thousands of prospectors to the West, including a young woman named Nellie Cashman. Born in County Cork, Ireland, she emigrated to Boston in 1867, and from there traveled on to San Francisco. Eventually struck by gold rush fever, Cashman joined the stampede north to the remote Cassir strike in British Columbia. Her encounter with men dying along the way from scurvy moved her to organize a relief expedition laden with fresh fruits and vegetables – beginning her career as the “Miners’ Angel.”
 
Following the prospectors, she moved to the silver-boom town of Tucson and then Tombstone, Arizona, where she made her home for two decades. She continued to aid the ill and the injured, raising funds through benefits and soliciting money from wealthy businessmen.
 
In 1897, news of gold in the Klondike reached the then 47-year-old Cashman, who once again joined the rush. Enduring the demanding 600-mile trek which climbed over the formidable Chilkoot Pass, she became the first woman in the mining camp of Dawson. From there she traveled north to the mining camps in Coldfoot, Alaska. Four years before her death at age 70, she revisited Tombstone – a trip whose first 750 miles she gamely traveled by dogsled.
 
Read More - Click Here

  • 1855-2016 Mystic's Historic Stamps of the United States Album and FREE 100 Used Stamps, 1000 Hinges and Collecting Guide U.S. Stamp Starter Kit

    This is a great album to start with because it pictures U.S stamps that are easy to find and buy. Pages illustrated on one side only, high quality paper, every stamp identified with Scott numbers. Includes history of each stamp. Affordable - same design as Mystic's American Heirloom album.

    $14.95
    BUY NOW
  • 3-Volume American Heirloom Album and 200 Used US Stamps 3-Volume American Heirloom Album

    America's best-selling album. Pictures most every U.S. postage stamp issued 1847-2016, over 5,000 stamps with Scott numbers. Pages filled with stamp history. This album is a great value!

    $49.95
    BUY NOW
  • Mystic Premium Hingeless American Heirloom Album Volume I, 1847-1934 Premium Hingeless American Heirloom Album

    Similar to standard American Heirloom album but includes mounts that are already attached to pages, saving you time and effort. Sturdier pages than American Heirloom. Includes Scott numbers and stamp history. This volume is for stamps issued 1935-1966, over 600 stamps. Higher quality album than Heirloom.

    $99.95
    BUY NOW


U.S. #2869k
1994 29¢ Nellie Cashman
Legends of the West

Issue Date: October 18, 1994
City: Laramie, WY, Tucson, AZ and Lawton, OK
Quantity: 19,282,800 panes
Printed By: Stamp Venturers
Printing Method:
Photogravure
Perforations:
10.1 x 10
Color: Multicolored
 
The search for silver and gold attracted thousands of prospectors to the West, including a young woman named Nellie Cashman. Born in County Cork, Ireland, she emigrated to Boston in 1867, and from there traveled on to San Francisco. Eventually struck by gold rush fever, Cashman joined the stampede north to the remote Cassir strike in British Columbia. Her encounter with men dying along the way from scurvy moved her to organize a relief expedition laden with fresh fruits and vegetables – beginning her career as the “Miners’ Angel.”
 
Following the prospectors, she moved to the silver-boom town of Tucson and then Tombstone, Arizona, where she made her home for two decades. She continued to aid the ill and the injured, raising funds through benefits and soliciting money from wealthy businessmen.
 
In 1897, news of gold in the Klondike reached the then 47-year-old Cashman, who once again joined the rush. Enduring the demanding 600-mile trek which climbed over the formidable Chilkoot Pass, she became the first woman in the mining camp of Dawson. From there she traveled north to the mining camps in Coldfoot, Alaska. Four years before her death at age 70, she revisited Tombstone – a trip whose first 750 miles she gamely traveled by dogsled.