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Cover Type: USA domestic stampless
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Jun 13, 17
Edited on:Jun 16, 17
 
Postmark: circa Jul 20, 1795
Origin: Providence, Rhode Island, UNITED STATES
Destination: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

"Providence" 31 x 4mm straight line postmark with manuscript "July 20", manuscript "8" due rate, on green folded cover to "Citizen Mozard, Consul of the French Republic Residing at Boston". Fresh and Very Fine, attractive. Ex Jarrett.

Theodore Charles Mozard (1755–1810), identified in newspapers as an “ancient chief of the Bureau of the committee of Pu[b]lic Safety and Section of Commerce,” was granted his exequatur as French consul for Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island on June 23, 1795. He served until 1799, when he returned to Europe.

Act of 1792, 30 to 60 miles zone rate of 8 cents.

Owner's ID: 1521
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes