Postmaster of New York City (appointed in 1775), Surveyor General of the Constitutional Post Office (1776), Postmaster General (Jan. 28, 1782, to Sep. 26, 1789), free frank “Free Eben Hazard” as Postmaster General with 1pp Autograph Letter Signed, datelined "New York Sept. 5, 1789"
, light strike of "N. York Sep. 5" straightline datestamp with matching "FREE"
handstamp, addressed to Rev. Jedediah Morse at New Haven, business contents regarding Shepard Kollock, who established the New York Gazeteer
and sued Morse for copyright infringement, some wear including vertical file fold affecting free frank, still Fine, the letter could be separated from the free frank
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