Details For Cover ID# 29186

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Cover Type: Foreign origin, inbound to USA stampless
Entered by: markrogers
Added on:Sep 23, 21
Edited on:Sep 23, 21
 
Postmark: Jul 23, 1852
Origin: Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA
Destination: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

Ship letter docketed on reverse: "Halifax 20 July 1852".

Carried on the first return sailing of the Sir John Harvey.
It left Halifax Jul 20, 1852, and arrived Boston July 22, 1852.

This entered the mails at Boston on July 23, 1852, where it was rated 7¢ due as a ship letter (5¢ for an unpaid letter for a distance of under 300 miles plus a 2¢ ship letter fee).

 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes