1887 leaflet dropped from balloon flight

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2005_6603_9_2_1
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Collection

Benjamin K. Miller collection of United States stamps

Dropped from the New York World and St. Louis Post-Dispatch balloon, on its trans-continental trip.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1845 - 1926
Date Issued: 1887-06-18
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Genres
Postage stamps
Notes
Content: Message dropped from New York World and Saint Louis Dipatch balloon on flight from Saint Louis to New York
Physical Description
Extent: Paper ink
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: b782b340-c629-012f-4bb8-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1845: Created (Approximate)
  • 1887: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "1887 leaflet dropped from balloon flight" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1845 - 1926. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-ae34-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "1887 leaflet dropped from balloon flight" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-ae34-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1845 - 1926). 1887 leaflet dropped from balloon flight Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-ae34-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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1887 leaflet dropped from balloon flight