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Washington Monument

Free Frank Cover

Elisha Whittlesey, comptroller of the Washington National Monument Society, signed this free frank cover, dated May 27 [1850] and addressed to the International Order of Odd Fellows.

Free Frank cover

The envelope bears an 1850 certificate for donation to the monument and facsimile signatures of the officers and managers of the Washington National Monument Society of 1850, including President Zachary Taylor.