Lot 467: Hand-addressed mailing envelope, 5.5 x 3.5, addressed by Patton to "Miss Anne Wilson, c/o Geo S Patton Esq., San Gabriel, Las Angeles Co., Cal." Envelope bears an affixed two-sent postage stamp and is postmarked West Point, NY, February 20, 1905. Stray ink marks to the lower right and a rough top edge from opening, otherwise fine condition. Accompanied by a color photocopy of the letter originally enclosed. Anne Wilson, known to the young Patton as 'Aunt Nannie,' was his mother's sister.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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