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Source:   Left pane; Issue of 1847 [7].

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10c black Washington single on cover

Image ID: 2005_6603_2_15_8

10c black Washington single on cover (August 27, 1849)

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Image Title

:  10c black Washington single on cover

Published Date

: August 27, 1849


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Item Physical Description

: Paper ink (black)


: 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 ....
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Standard Reference

: Scott Catalogue USA 2


: Benjamin K. Miller collection of United States stamps / Left pane; Issue of 1847 [7].


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Rare Books Division

Digital ID

: 2005_6603_2_15_8

Record ID

: 1089672

Digital Item Published

: 10-22-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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