Details For Cover ID# 28028

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Cover Type: USA domestic stampless
Entered by: johnoz
Added on:Jan 26, 19
Edited on:Jan 26, 19
 
Postmark: Nov 3, 1802 ((Act of March 2, 1799: 40 to 90 miles; Double rate, 20 cents plus 2 cents private carrier))
Origin: Marblehead, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
Destination: Norwich, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

"Private carrier Delivery"Double rate plus Ship fee on Stampless folded letter from Captain Francis Smith, in Demarara with manuscript "Mhd."and 22 cent rate (20 cts double letter rate with 2 cts ship fee) 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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