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1847 Federal Postage Stamp Correspondence

Letter

Description:

The assistant postmaster needs help with accounting for stamps on the old forms, there being no place in the Balance Sent or Account Current for postage stamps. ". . . some of our Clerks commented how we are to make the charges without having to pay for the stamps twice."

Date:
August 9, 1847
Medium:
paper; ink / handwritten
Dimensions:
Overall: 25.1 x 20.3cm (9 7/8 x 8in.)
Museum ID:
1997.2001.11
Place of Origin:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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