Details For Cover ID# 28027

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Cover Type: USA domestic stampless
Entered by: johnoz
Added on:Jan 26, 19
Edited on:Jan 26, 19
 
Postmark: Sep 15, 1801 ((Act of March 2, 1799: 150 to 300 miles; Double rate, 34 cents plus 2 cents private carrier))
Origin: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Destination: Norwich, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

"Private carrier Delivery"Double rate, Stampless folded letter from Elisha and William Coit, with "NEW YORK" clam shell handstamp, Letter was delivered to the Norwich Post Office, just over 2 miles from the recipients (Andrew & Joseph Perkins) place of business (Chelsea Landing). They paid a private carrier to deliver their letters to them. They added the 2 cents paid the carrier to the letter as a part of accounting practice.

 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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