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Cover Type: Foreign origin, inbound to USA stampless
Entered by: frajola
Added on:May 18, 17
Edited on:May 18, 17
 
Postmark: Dec 15, 1802
Origin: Paris, FRANCE
Destination: Georgetown, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

15 December 1802 Paris, France, via Rochelle and New York City to Georgetown D.C.

carried from Rochelle, France to New York per ship Olive, a 39 day trip, during the 14 months of peace (Treaty of Amiens)

20 April 1803 New York "clamshell" postmark and Ship 19 cents due rate
letter from the Minister of the Marine and Colonies signed by Admiral Denis Decrès and with his handstamp

Owner's ID: 3253
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes