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1847 Federal Postage Stamp Correspondence

Letter written to John Marron

Description:

Snyder requests immediate information about the amount being paid Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson for the production of postage stamps. He might have been considering a bid for the new contract, or he might have been acting on behalf of the Philadelphia engraving firm of Toppan, Carpenter, Casilear & Company, although his name is not included on contemporary records as a partner or employee of that firm.

Date:
March 5, 1851
Medium:
paper; ink / handwritten
Dimensions:
Overall: 24.8 x 18.7cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/8in.)
Museum ID:
1997.2001.39
Place:
Pennsylvania

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