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1847 Federal Postage Stamp Correspondence

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Description:

Brady reports that he has accompanied Mr. [Tracy R.] Edson, a partner of Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, to the office of the Assistant Treasurer of the United States to redeliver to him the 10-cent plate under the seals of himself and the engraving firm, and to deliver the 5-cent plate to Edson for printing an additional order of 5-cent stamps.

He certifies that the package containing the 5-cent plate bore the correct seals affixed when they were deposited with the assistant treasurer, and he attaches duplicate copies of the seals applied to the package containing the 10-cent plate.

Date:
December 10, 1850
Medium:
paper; ink / handwritten
Dimensions:
25.4 x 20.3 cm (10 x 8 in.)
Museum ID:
1997.2001.35
Place of Origin:
New York, New York

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