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Post Office Department penalty envelope for RFD route

Description:

Addressed to Mrs. Q. Nichols, this official postal envelope enclosed a postal money order receipt for the rural free delivery service patron. The receipt (museum id 2002.2032.2.2) indicates the money order's amount totaled $3.00 and was issued on November 19, 1908, in Menomonie, Wisconsin.

Date:
November 19, 1908
Markings:
Post Office Department / Official Business / Penalty for Private Use, $300. / Mrs. Q. Nichols / R.F.D. Route No.
Medium:
paper; ink / printed; pencil / handwritten
Dimensions:
5.7 x 9.5 cm (2.25 x 3.75 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2032.2.1
Place:
Wisconsin
Credits:
Donated by Carol and David Forde in Memory of Gustav Koch

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