Handwritten Envelope. George MORGAN, W., 1820 - 1893.

Handwritten Envelope

Mount Vernon, NY: 1866.

3 x 5.5-inch Envelope addressed in his hand to "Dr. John William Draper - M. D. & L.L.D. - New York City," affixed with two Scott #64 3c Washington stamps (variety unknown), postmarked Mount Vernon, May 3, 1866. Draper (1811 - 1882) was an American scientist, chemist, historian, and pioneer photographer who is credited with taking the first image of a female's face in 1839. He is also the founder of NYU Medical School. Draper has docketed the envelope "Gen. Morgan." A wonderful association piece considering the fact that Draper is rare in any form. Fine condition with clear postal makings and cancellation.

Union General, politician, and diplomat.

Binding: Unbound
Language: English

Price: $100.00

Item #245868

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