Details For Cover ID# 27162

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Cover Type: USA domestic stampless
Entered by: johnbecker
Added on:May 15, 18
Edited on:May 15, 18
 
Postmark: Apr 22, 1838
Origin: Newport, Indiana, UNITED STATES
Destination: Dalton, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

1836-39 era Express Mail cover, rated at 75 cents prepaid, which was required beginning November 1, 1837. Mailed at Newport, Indiana with manuscript postmark. Entered the Express Mails in Terre Haute, Indiana then east to Washington, DC and north to New York City where it re-entered the regular mails. Scarce use along the western route, which was operational for only 7 months.

 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes