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Cover Type: Foreign origin, inbound to USA with foreign stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Oct 11, 17
Edited on:Oct 11, 17
 
Postmark: circa Mar 7, 1930
Origin: Yenping, CHINA
Destination: South Pasadena, California, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

China 1923 issue 4c gray (#253),15c deep blue (#260), and 1930 surcharged in red 1c on 3c blue green re-engraved second Peking printing (#289) all tied by Yenping circular datestamps, on cover to So. Pasadena, Calif. U.S.A. Foochow transit backstamp and printed return address of "Mrs. S.L. Skinner, M.D., Yenping, Fu."

The sender was Susan Lawrence Skinner (1871-1952) wife of Dr. James Edward Skinner (1867-1959) medical missionaries under the Methodist Episcopal Church in Kutien, Fukien and Yenping in China. 114 letters are recorded in their correspondence, dating from 1922 to 1948.
Source: "Christianity in China: A Scholar's Guide to Resources in the Libraries and Archives of the United States", 2nd Edition, edited by Xiaoxin Wu.

Owner's ID: 1649
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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