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1847 Federal Postage Stamp Correspondence

Letter written to William V. Brady

Description:

The new 5-cent stamps have been delivered to Cyrus Powers. The printing plate has been packaged with the seals of the contractor and with Brady's seal, a copy of which is attached to the letter. The plate has been delivered to the Assistant Treasurer of the United States, subject to further orders of the postmaster general.

Date:
January 25, 1851
Medium:
paper; ink / handwritten
Dimensions:
Overall: 25.1 x 20cm (9 7/8 x 7 7/8in.)
Museum ID:
1997.2001.38
Place:
New York

  • 1847 Federal Postage Stamp Correspondence
  • Letter written to William V. Brady
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