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Cover Type: USA outbound with stamp(s)
Entered by: martinr
Added on:Jan 26, 18
Edited on:Jan 26, 18
 
Postmark: Apr 27, 1846
Origin: Fair Mount, Ohio, UNITED STATES
Destination: St. Louis, Missouri, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

Letter mailed to addressee in St. Louis concerning the purchase of property in Fair Mount. Mailed April 27, 1846, the postage being 10 cents as the distance was over 300 miles, Act of March 3, 1845. The red handstamp “May 15” was applied in St. Louis. The water stain is unfortunate. The Fair Mount post office was opened Jan 5, 1846 and closed July 16, 1857. There is no record of where the mail was directed to.

 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes