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Cover Type: USA outbound stampless
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Aug 8, 18
Edited on:Aug 29, 18
Postmark: Jan 21, 1859
Origin: Dutch Flat, California, UNITED STATES
Destination: Albany, Wisconsin, UNITED STATES

[Overland via Stockton] manuscript directive on cover to Albany, Wisconsin with “Dutch Flat, Cal. (Jan) 21 (1859)” datestamp, “Paid” in circle and “10” rate handstamp, It reached Stockton in time for the February 1 mail to Kansas City and arrived around March 29th, the only reported example carried on this route


The Post Office Department signed a monthly contract with Jacob Hall for Route 15050 between Kansas City, Missouri and Stockton, California. Service began on October 1, 1858 along a southern route via Santa Fe. Service was not satisfactory, so the contract was annulled effective July 1, 1859. According to one Post Office report, the six successful trips carried a total of three letters


(MWE Figure 10-11), ex Sampson, Risvold and Walske

Owner's ID: 4136
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes