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St. Paul & A. Lea Railway Post Office Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this identification token from an individual whose name appears to be Frank R. Hedrick of Chaska, Minnesota. The official Post Office Department registers of the time do not list any postal or railway mail service workers by that name during Owney’s travels. There is no additional information from the tag to indicate Hedrick’s connection to the Department.

Date:
1890
Markings:
literal: POSTAL CLERK / ST.P.& A. LEA R.P.O. / FRANK HEDRICK / CHASKA / MINN / 1890
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (1.91 x 3.49 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.133
Place:
Minnesota

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