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ID Number A2005.006.001
Date 1890
Description Two envelopes with "fancy cancels." One envelope has a Jamestown postmark on the front and a two cent stamp with a fancy cancel of a geometric design. It is addressed to Mrs. H. A. Clarke, 106 Montague St., Brooklyn, N.Y. Printed in the lower left hand corner is "Cottage Windswepe," Conanicut, R.I. On the back are two postmarks: Brooklyn, N.Y. on June 3, 90 (1890) and the other cannot be made out. The second envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. Audley Clarke, Jamestown, R.I. with a one cent stamp and a fancy cancel of a circle and blank hole. The postmark is Jamestown, RI Sept 3, 1898. The back of the envelope is plain. Also included is a printout from the internet with a description of "Fancy cancel."
Object Name Envelope
Site Jamestown Historical Society