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World War II Patriotic cover

Description:

"I Have Not Yet Begun To Fight"

The famous quotation attributed to Revolutionary-era hero, John Paul Jones, is apropos to the efforts of World War II. The cover was sent under servicemen's free franking from Kellogg Field and postmarked Battle Creek, Michigan, November 17, 1942. There is one letter (2002.2035.556.2) associated with this cover. Jacques Minkus of New York City was the publisher.

Date:
1942
Markings:
1 BATTLE CREEK / NOV 17 / 6:30 PM / 1942 / MICH. [cancel] "I have not yet begun to fight" / John Paul Jones [cachet]
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
8.9 x 16.5 cm (3.5 x 6.5 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2035.556
Place of Origin:
Michigan
Place of Destination:
Illinois

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