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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Nov 11, 18
Edited on:Jul 17, 19
 
Postmark: Dec 10, 1797
Origin: St Louis (Spanish Era), Missouri, UNITED STATES
Destination: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

[St. Louis, Decmb. 10, 1797] dateline on folded letter (while under Spanish control), entered the mails with "Lexington February 8" (Kentucky) straight line postmark, letter of William Kenner a noton cotton factor and endorsend to be carried by "Mr Branham" a noted civil leader at Lexington, Kentucky and addressed to General James O'Hara, a major land owner in western Pennsylvania, letter is somewhat soiled and file folds, believed to be the earliest reported letter carried by US mails from St. Louis

Owner's ID: 4808
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes