Details For Cover ID# 25904

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Cover Type: USA domestic stampless
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Jul 8, 17
Edited on:Jul 8, 17
 
Postmark: Mar 7, 1853
Origin: Providence, Rhode Island, UNITED STATES
Destination: Yarmouth, Maine, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

"Providence R.I. Mar 7 5 cts." (1853) 34mm circular integral rate datestamp on blue folded letter, with manuscript "5" collect rate, to Yarmouth, Maine. Letter is datelined "Providence R.I. Mar 6/ 53".

Excerpt from letter: "I arrived here Friday night (Mar 4) yesterday (Mar 5) had a violent storm." The letter was written on a Sunday, Mar. 6, and mailed the next day, Monday, Mar. 7, 1853.

Effective July 1, 1851 the rate up to 3,000 miles per half ounce was 3c prepaid, 5c collect as an incentive to use stamps.

Owner's ID: 1534
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes