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Unknown [Envelope]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01896.138 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: [Richmond, Virginia] Type: Envelope Date: August 1900 Pagination: 1 envelope ; 8 x 13 cm.

Summary of Content: Envelope: "Wi[stm]inster Palace Hotel, London. Mr. E.R. Archer, Care Brown, Shipley & Co." Attached to the envelope is a forwarding slip reading: "Care of Messrs. Munroe & Co., [struck: Paris]" and marked as being received 1900/08/13. United States postage stamps (two red two-cent stamps and one green one-cent stamp) to the amount of five cents affixed. Includes a number of postage marks on reverse side

People: Archer, Edward Richard, 1834-1918

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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