Details For Cover ID# 26896

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Cover Type: USA domestic stampless
Entered by: gmarion
Added on:Feb 3, 18
Edited on:Feb 3, 18
 
Postmark: circa 1814
Origin: Poughkeepsie, New York, UNITED STATES
Destination: Fort Richmond, Staten Island, New York, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

"Steam Boat" manuscript entry (of New York City) and red "6" port of entry rate on ca. 1814 folded cover addressed to a member of the Fusiliers at Fort Richmond, Staten Island. Paper shows "eagle & shield" patriotic watermark.

At this date a young Cornelius Vanderbilt was ferrying goods between dock at Fort Richmond and New York City.

Owner's ID: 511
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes