Details For Cover ID# 19870

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Cover Type: USA domestic stampless
Entered by: tom mazza
Added on:Sep 11, 12
Edited on:Sep 11, 12
 
Postmark: Apr 14, 1790
Origin: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Destination: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
 
Description: Triple 1788 60 to 100 mile rate New York to Philadelphia (3x1.8 dwt = 4dwt). New York straigntline mark is type N, full name, upper and lower case, separated by a hyphen, reported November 1789 to early May 1790. Four pennyweights are the equivalent of 12 pence sterling, which is equal to 20 pence of local Pennsylvania currency. The local rate of 1/10 (or 22 pence) includes a 2 pence carrier fee.
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes