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2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
 
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 510, Presidential Free Franks & Other DocumentsPostmasters General Collection, 1777-1970s, Postmasters General Collection, 1777-1970sPostmasters General Collection, 1777-1970s. Extensive collection of more than 80 items, including signed letters, documents, covers and some pictures from 1777 through mid-20th Century, all or mostly all relating to Postmasters General, highlights include 1777 signed letter from Richard Bache to Philip J. Schuyler, three separate signed letters from New York Postmaster and Postmaster General Ebenezer Hazard, Jonathan Meigs signed territorial document, 1814 printed report of the Postmaster General on unproductive post roads, certificate signed by Walter G. Gresham, signed letter from James Batterson, signed letter from George B. Cortelyou, Edward Day, many others, extensive 20th Century material including some signed stamped covers with lots of James Farley signed letters, somewhat mixed condition on the early material, but overall a fascinating collection worth careful review -- if combined with additional covers from Postmasters General and USPOD correspondence, this could become an award-winning exhibit

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