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Civil War Patriotic Cover with handwritten "Death to Traitors"

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Civil War Patriotic Cover with handwritten  Death to Traitors
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This envelope has a lot going for it. 1) Handwritten "Lairdsville / June 20." It is addressed to Bouckville in New York, so I assume this must be the New York, Lairdsville. 2) Hand cancelled stamp. 3) "Death to Traitors" is written above the American flag with a circle of stars. 4) It is written go Miss Idalia Bridge in care of Jonas Bridge. Jonas Bridge lived from 1813 to 1863. Idalia, his daughter, lived from 1845 to 1931. Jonas ran a grocery store and tavern in Pratts Hollow for a number of years and later followed farming. Was also High Sheriff in Pratts Hollow. 5) Back of top envelope flap has a circular stamp for the Haydon & Letchworth company. They were They were advertising saddlery, carriages and hardware. (Potter Collection) Date: c1862 Location: Lairdsville, Pennsylvania HWAC# 58347