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10c black Washington single on cover

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2005_6603_2_15_8
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Collection

Benjamin K. Miller collection of United States stamps

Left pane; Issue of 1847 [7].

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1845 - 1926
Date Issued: 1849-08-27
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Genres
Postage stamps
Notes
Citation/reference : Scott Catalogue USA 2

Content: Used position 65L. Dated August 27, 1849, this letter was addressed to Toronto, Canada West. It was prepaid with a single 10ý stamp, which was a single rate for a distance in excess of 300 miles. The letter went to the Canadian exchange office at Queenston UC. Since Canadian postage could not be prepaid on cross-border covers at that time, the office at Queenston rated it "4 ý" pence collect from the recipient in Toronto. This rate paid the Canadian postage from the border to Toronto.
Physical Description
Extent: Paper ink (black)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: e1b1d6d0-c628-012f-db72-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1845: Created (Approximate)
  • 1849: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "10c black Washington single on cover" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1845 - 1926. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-a800-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "10c black Washington single on cover" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-a800-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1845 - 1926). 10c black Washington single on cover Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-a800-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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10c black Washington single on cover