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Date
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United States
U.S. Postal History
Subject
Stampless Covers - General
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2080, Early Boston Postal History: War of 1812(Boston to Newburyport Mass., Apr. 22, 1816) War of 1812 Restored Rate, (Boston to Newburyport Mass., Apr. 22, 1816) War of 1812 Restored Rate(Boston to Newburyport Mass., Apr. 22, 1816) War of 1812 Restored Rate. Folded letter datelined at Boston on Apr. 22, 1816, red "Boston Ms. Apr. 22" circular datestamp and manuscript "8" cents Restored Rate postage for a letter sent less than 40 miles, file fold and minor edge soiling, Very Fine, on February 1, 1816 Congress repealed the 50% War Rate surcharge effective March 31, Restored Rate covers are even more elusive than 50% War Rate covers because the repeal lasted only one month -- until April 30, 1816, when completely new rates were introduced

E. 400-500
0
United States
U.S. Postal History
Subject
Stampless Covers - General
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2081, Early Boston Postal History: War of 1812(London, England, to Pawtucket R.I. via Boston, Apr. 25, 1816) War of 1812 Restored Rate, (London, England, to Pawtucket R.I. via Boston, Apr. 25, 1816) War of 1812 Restored Rate(London, England, to Pawtucket R.I. via Boston, Apr. 25, 1816) War of 1812 Restored Rate. Folded letter datelined at London on March 5, 1816 and addressed to Pawtucket R.I., ship name directive at bottom for the Galen (Charles Tracy, Master), entered mails with red "Boston Ms. Apr. 25" circular datestamp and matching "SHIP" straightline, manuscript "10" cents Restored Rate postage for a letter sent less than 40 miles plus 2c ship fee, minor soiling, Very Fine, on February 1, 1816 Congress repealed the 50% War Rate surcharge effective March 31, Restored Rate covers are even more elusive than 50% War Rate covers because the repeal lasted only one month -- until April 30, 1816, when completely new rates were introduced, this is one of only seven such incoming ship covers recorded by Mark Schwartz

E. 400-500
225
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United States
U.S. Postal History
Subject
Stampless Covers - General
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2082, Early Boston Postal History: War of 1812(Newcastle, England, to Dedham Mass., Apr. 30, 1816), Last Day of War of 1812 Restored Rate, (Newcastle, England, to Dedham Mass., Apr. 30, 1816), Last Day of War of 1812 Restored Rate(Newcastle, England, to Dedham Mass., Apr. 30, 1816), Last Day of War of 1812 Restored Rate. Folded letter datelined at Newcastle on Feb. 27, 1816 and addressed to Dedham Mass., entered mails with red "Boston Ms. Apr. 30" last day Restored Rate circular datestamp and matching "SHIP" straightline, manuscript "10" cents postage for a letter sent less than 40 miles plus 2c ship fee, Very Fine, on February 1, 1816 Congress repealed the 50% War Rate surcharge effective March 31, Restored Rate covers are even more elusive than 50% War Rate covers because the repeal lasted only one month -- until April 30, 1816, when this letter was posted at Boston and completely new rates were introduced (there was a new rate of 10c rate for distances of 31-80 miles, but Dedham is only 15-20 miles from Boston so this was clearly charged under the old rate, as the new rate would have been 6c)

E. 500-750
1,000
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