Details For Cover ID# 27161

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Cover Type: USA domestic stampless
Entered by: johnbecker
Added on:May 15, 18
Edited on:May 15, 18
 
Postmark: Oct 14, 1837
Origin: South Glastenbury, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
Destination: Decatur, Illinois, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

1836-39 era Express Mail cover, rated at 75 cents unpaid, which was allowed until October 31, 1837. Postmarked with South Glastenbury with attached rate device with 25 cent rate crossed out and re-rated at 75 cents. Entered the Express Mails in New York City or NJ, traveled south to Washington, DC then west as far as Terre Haute, Indiana where it entered the regular mails. Scarce use along the western route, which was operational for only 7 months.

 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes