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1847 Federal Postage Stamp Correspondence

Letter

Description:

The postmaster who issued the Baltimore Postmaster Provisional stamps reports on his concern that stamps are being cancelled so ineffectually that many of them are being used a second time. He proposes that ". . . a sharp instrument that would cut, or pierce [the stamps] . . . would be advisable . . . ."

Date:
October 26, 1847
Medium:
paper; ink / handwritten
Dimensions:
Overall: 25.4 x 20cm (10 x 7 7/8in.)
Museum ID:
1997.2001.15
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place of Origin:
Baltimore, Maryland

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