Details For Cover ID# 28029

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Cover Type: USA domestic stampless
Entered by: johnoz
Added on:Jan 28, 19
Edited on:Jan 28, 19
Postmark: Sep 14, 1801
Origin: Litchfield, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
Destination: New Haven, Connecticut, UNITED STATES

Early Stampless folded letter with manuscript townmark "Litchfield" and Supervisors Office/Free Ephm Kirby, also handstamped "FREE. (25x6 mm)". Ephraim Kirby was the Supervisor of Internal Revenue for the District of Connecticut. The Internal Revenue Law of 9 July 1798 granted the Franking privilege (send & receive) to Supervisors on Official Business. This was abolished by another Act of Congress in April of 1802.

Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No