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1847 Federal Postage Stamp Correspondence

Letter written to John Marron

Description:

The engraver responds to Clinton's previous letter [#25]. They say he sent two stamps for inspection rather than one, and that these are not counterfeits, ". . . but probably have been reissued by washing off the canceling ink by some chemical process . . . ."

Date:
August 19, 1848
Medium:
paper; ink / handwritten
Dimensions:
Overall: 24.8 x 20cm (9 3/4 x 7 7/8in.)
Museum ID:
1997.2001.25
Place:
New York

  • 1847 Federal Postage Stamp Correspondence
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  • Letter written to John Marron
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