Details For Cover ID# 26622

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Cover Type: Foreign origin, inbound to USA stampless
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Dec 17, 17
Edited on:Dec 17, 17
 
Postmark: Apr 2, 1759
Origin: London, UNITED KINGDOM
Destination: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

[British Packet] New York brownish black two line postmark, well struck, and manuscript "3" (dwt) rate (postage New York to Philadelphia) on folded April 2, 1759 packet cover from London to Philadelphia, red manuscript "P1/" (paid one shilling) rate and London "10 FE" origin backstamp, endorsed by sender "Pr the Packet" at lower left and with note on reverse, "if saild send back to John Edwin, Freeman lane, Southwark." slightly aged fold but much finer example thatn usually seen

Carried on the British packet The Earl of Halifax which departed Feb 18 and arrived New York on 28 March 1759. Docket as received 2 April.

Owner's ID: 3392
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? Yes, price not specified.   Interested in this cover? Contact frajola.
Stampless? Yes