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

"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