Arago: Exhibits


Congressional Free Franks, pre-1873 - 1

Free Frank cover

SENATOR DANIEL WEBSTER FREE FRANK ADDRESSED TO CALEB CUSHING, ca. 1835-1843. The cover, mailed September 8, has a hand-stamped circular, red Boston postmark.

Free Frank cover

FREE FRANK SIGNED BY CONGRESSMAN GRENVILLE DODGE, MILITARY HERO AND RAILROAD TYCOON, ca. 1867-1869. The cover was postmarked by hand in Washington, DC, on November 21.