Details For Cover ID# 25688

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Cover Type: USA outbound stampless
Entered by: frajola
Added on:May 17, 17
Edited on:May 29, 17
 
Postmark: Sep 5, 1808
Origin: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Destination: La Fleche, FRANCE
 
Description:

[Tontine Coffee House, New York] J. Bryden's Tontine Coffee-House New-York double lined oval handstamp on reverse of 5 September 1808 folded letter to France, interior docket as received 6 November, the only example of this handstamp known

carried on US dispatch vessel Union via Philadelphia and Penzance to France with messenger Lt. Gibbon

6 November 1808 docket of receipt, sent during the brief period the Embargo Act was in full effect

Owner's ID: 3252
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes