10c Washington single on cover
used; position 37L.The 10¢ stamp paid the U.S. postage from New York City to Queenston, C.W., an exchange point for mails to Canada. This was a single rate for a distance of more than 300 miles. The ms "4 ½" represents 4 ½ pence due from the recipient for Canadian postage from Queenston to Hamilton. The sender wrote the ms "paid".