Details For Cover ID# 28354

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Aug 12, 19
Edited on:Aug 12, 19
 
Postmark: May 6, 1854
Origin: Detroit, Michigan, UNITED STATES
Destination: Watertown, New York, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

"Steamboat" in curved ribbon marking with "Detroit Mich. May 8" circular datestamp on 3c red on white Nesbitt entire (#U9) note size, to Watertown, N.Y.

This Steamboat marking was applied in Detroit to mail carried by non-contract steamboats. Two cents was paid to the master of the steamboat by the postmaster receiving the letter, in this case Detroit. Since the original contents are not present, it is not known where this cover originated, probably somewhere on the Great Lakes.

Owner's ID: 2206
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.