#MRS1432 – 1857 3c Washington Type III Single (Scott #26) on Mourning Cover fFrom Springfield, IL

1857 3c dull red Washington single tied by black August 29, 1860, Springfield, Illinois, circular date stamp cancel on small mourning cover (with larger than usual black border) to Chicago. Interesting red "1" handstamp marking at top center of cover. A very fine 3c 1857-61 Issue mourning cover usage.                                   
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1857 3c dull red Washington single tied by black August 29, 1860, Springfield, Illinois, circular date stamp cancel on small mourning cover (with larger than usual black border) to Chicago. Interesting red "1" handstamp marking at top center of cover. A very fine 3c 1857-61 Issue mourning cover usage.