Arago: Exhibits


Early British Free Franks

free frank front from England signed by the Earl of Dartmouth

UNITED KINGDOM FREE FRANK FRONT ADDRESSED TO HINTON HOUSE, ALRESFORD, HAMPSHIRE. This front, dated July 10, 1832, bears a double-lined Free mark and is signed by William Legge, the 4th Earl of Dartmouth.

free frank front from England, with a Sunday postmark

UNITED KINGDOM FREE FRANK FRONT. Posted in London on Sunday, February 17, 1839, and addressed to Malton in Yorkshire. The Sunday mark indicates a one-day delivery delay. Postal offcials postmarked the cover again on te following day.