|Registered 8th November 18812
Mr E. A. Buck
Office of "The Spirit of the Times"
102. Chambers Street
New York (City)
This cut envelope front has two stamps 4d and ˝d both cancelled W | 25. The envelope is crossed by blue lines indicating it is Registered.
Edward A Buck was the editor of The Spirit of the Times, a New York
publication generally devoted to sports and the arts and for which Collins wrote
a Christmas story each year from 1876 to 1887. This envelope probably enclosed
copy for ‘How I married him’ published in The Spirit of the Times 24