You are purchasing only the postal portion, as pictured and described below. I do not have the letter. Once the letter was written, the entire item was sealed by the sender with a drop of sealing wax to seal the letter to provide security.The seal would be broken upon receipt by the addressee. ONE of the reasons this item is collectible is because of the fact that the local postmaster applied postal markings considered appropriate for the letter's journey. In addition to being collectable because of the content of the letter, or the writer, or the addressee, or clues about the letter that was once present, it is a collectable item of. Postal history because of the rates, markings and usage.
This particular item has a highly-desirable "manuscript" town marking. This is a full wrapper, not just a front or small portion. This item is in the category "Stamps\United States\Covers\Postal History".
The seller is "ivymontcpa" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.