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#1 "RICHMOND Va" 10/10/1850 PRINTED CIRCULAR & Letter
BIG Red "RICHMOND Va." CDS on a FOLDED PRINTED CIRCULAR accompanied by a postal letter.
This is an October 10, 1850 use that has been lightly creased through re-folding by the addressee, regretfully through the stamp. The stamp is four margins with TWO HUGE MARGINS and close on the other sides.
This is a printed circular dated October 9, 1850 announcing the dissolution of the grocer and commission merchant firm of "WORTHAM McGRUDER & Co." It states "The stock of Goods remaining on hand will be sold at auction on the 17th of October 1850."
The circular also announces the formation of "EDWIN WORTHAM & Co."--a very famous Richmond firm.
There is also a personal letter assuring Mr. Wickham that business will continue normally and this letter is signed "Edwin Wortham & Co."
This October 10, 1850 usage (year by letter date) and month and day by cancel is addressed to William F. Wickham (Sr.), the father of future Confederate General Williams Carter Wickham.
The addressee's son (Confederate General Williams Carter Wickham) was called one of the most stubborn and desperate fighters of the cavalry of the South.
This item was sent to "W(illiam) F. Wickham, Esq., Taylorsville, Hanover County, Virginia."
The addressee docketed the item "Edwin Wortham 9th Octr. 1850."
The ultimate destination of this item was the Wickham family plantation "Hickory Hill" in Hanover County near Taylorsville.
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