USA set of 4 pre-Civil War embossed envelopes from Prairie City IL

$61.00 USD

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Four covers c. 1858 with nice embossed borders. All postmarked ‘PRAIRIE CITY ILL’ with 3 cent Washington stamps and mailed within state (3 to Bushnel).

One cover has enclosed letter dated November 22, 1858:

"...the next time you do not let James come up here when he comes to Bushnell those will be trouble in the camp..."

Creases, small tears