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ID Number A2006.019.001
Date 1938
Description A two-page report on the delivery of one mail pouch which weighed 7 pounds which was delivered by air mail at Jamestown "Beavertail Field." The pilot was George W. Nelson and the Jamestown postmaster was Samuel W. Smith. The date was May 17, 1938. A notation by Mary Miner indicates that this was the first air mail delivery in Jamestown and somewhere in the files there is a photograph of this ceremony.
Object Name Reports
Site Jamestown Historical Society