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Sale 55: United States Postal History

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Campaign Covers - The Election of 1840

Lot 766    

William Henry Harrison, campaign "dour portrait" design (similar to Milgram WH-3 with additional background shading), letterhead illustration on folded letter sheet datelined "Taunton, 17 Augt, 1840", to Kingston, Mass. with red "Boston, Mas., Aug 17" cds, straight line "Paid" handstamp and manuscript "6" rate, to Thomas Beal from the Whig Association at Seekouk requesting him to attend an upcoming meeting and repeat a speech for the group, Very Fine and choice, a rare Harrison campaign design, unlisted in Milgram Presidential Campaign book.
Milgram No. WH-3 var.    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $240

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