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BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS 1832 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER FROM SUFFOLK BANK TO AUGUSTA MAINE BANK

Note from L. Parker of Suffolk Bank, Boston to G Crosby of the Augusta Bank, Augusta Maine, noting that he forgot to leave the "former" when he left the package of bills. He applied a credit of 82$.

$7.50
BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS 1838 SHAWMUT BANK LETTERHEAD STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER

Early Shawmut Bank letterhead acknowledging receipt of a check drawn on the main bank.  Nice Boston history item.  Some separations at folds.

$15.00
BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS 1840 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO ROCHESTER NEW YORK - ZION HERALD NEWSPAPER SUBSCRIPTION

1840 stampless folded letter to L. Hanson in Rochester New York from Brother Charles Peirce, Boston stating that he received a letter from Hanson containing $2 for a subscription to the Zion Herald, in the name of Nathaniel Harrick, but Peirce has no such name in his subscriber list. Aging on edges of the pages, otherwise in very good condition. No break where seal was opened.

$5.00
boston-massachusetts-1840s-stampless-folded-letter-to-meridith-bridge-new-hampshire BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS 1840s STAMPLESS COVER TO MERIDITH BRIDGE NEW HAMPSHIRE

Full and dark Boston 10cts postmark on this stampless cover (no content). 

$10.00
BOSTON+FOXCROFT+STAMPLESS+FOLDED+LETTER+POSTAL+HISTORY BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS 1841 POSTAL HISTORY STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER FROM PROMINENT MERCHANT ABRAHAM LOWE TO FOXCROFT MAINE

Interesting note from Abraham Lowe. Charles Chandler, of Foxcroft has collected $60 for Lowe and is unable to send a check because of surcharges.  Lowe suggests he send cash...$50 and $10 bills...and to enclose them in front of the local postmaster.  He also encourages him to "collect the balance as soon as you can".   Foxcroft is now a dead post office. Clean cover in good condition.

Abraham Thompson Lowe - b. 15 August 1796.Abraham Thompson Lowe|b. 15 Aug 1796|p1010.htm#i14769|Dr. Abraham Lowe|b. 1755\nd. 23 Oct 1834|p1010.htm#i13029|Charlotte Hale|b. 30 Dec 1766\nd. 5 May 1841|p685.htm#i13028|||||||Nathan Hale|b. 23 Sep 1743\nd. 23 Sep 1780|p728.htm#i12141|Abigail Grout|b. 23 Mar 1745\nd. 14 Sep 1838|p660.htm#i12142| Father: Dr. Abraham Lowe b. 1755, d. 23 Oct 1834. Mother: Charlotte Hale b. 30 Dec 1766, d. 5 May 1841. Abraham Thompson Lowe was born on 15 August 1796 in Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Abraham Thompson Lowe was graduated in 1816 from Dartmouth College, with his M. D. degree. He early abandoned the active practice of his profession and entered the wholesale drug business in Boston, which he followed for many years under the firm of Lowe & Reed. He married Emma (Burr) Gould. His three successive wives were sisters…Susan (Burr) Gould was his second wife; Eliza Butler Burr was his third wife.

$25.00
BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS 1842 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO TYSON FURNACE VERMONT

Short note regarding transfer of goods to Tyson Furnace Company.

$5.00
boston-massachusetts-1845-stampless-folded-letter-to-new-york-city BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS 1845 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO NEW YORK CITY

Clean stampless folded letter with full red Boston postmark and large red numeral 5 rate mark. Brief note to John Williams from J. Parker notifying him that his goods have arrived from Liverpool and are being forwarded to him via steamer.

$10.00
boston-massachusetts-1847-express-mail-stampless-folded-letter-to-philadelphia BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS 1847 EXPRESS MAIL STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO PHILADELPHIA

Boston Express Mail postmarks are somewhat scarce. This one is full and clear, although somewhat light. Blue stock does not help.  Clean item. No content.

$20.00
BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS 1847 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO NEW YORK CITY - POSTAL-HISTORY BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS 1847 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO NEW YORK CITY

August 2, 1847 stampless folded letter from Allen & Beal, Boston furniture sellers, to George Johnson in New York, pleading with him to fill a furniture order they had sent to him some time back.  Apparently Johnson has ignored numerous requests to fill the order. Below is information from the 1849 edition of “The Stranger’s Guide to the City of Boston”.

ALLEN & BEAL,

NOS. 1, 2, 3 & 4 HOLMES'S BLOCK, HAYMARET SQUARE.

This house has been in existence for several years, and now enjoys an enviable prosperity. Allen & Beal are distinguished for the extent, variety and excellence of their stock. They are second to no furniture dealers in the city, in these or other particulars. A glance at their vast and rich assortment of furniture, feathers, mattresses, and looking-glasses, will impress the beholder with admiration. They are adapted particularly for the wholesale trade, as well as for shipping, hotel and family use. They have a remarkably large assortment of looking-glasses. Messrs. A. & B. keep constantly on hand and import hair-seating, curled hair, looking-glass plates, webbing, sofa springs, plushes, and cabinet-makers' trimmings, of all varieties ; and a very large stock of sofas, looking-glasses, and rocking and mahogany chairs ; and the fact that their stock is so very ample, affords them better facilities for selling at moderate prices. Their rooms, in Holmes's Block, are very fine and spacious. Here also may be found an extensive assortment of Upholstery goods. We recommend purchasers to call upon Allen & Beal. They are large, honorable and enterprising traders, and their terms are moderate.

$10.00
boston-massachusetts-1848-stampless-folded-letter-tennant-parties-with-girls BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS 1848 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER - PROBLEM WITH UPSTAIRS TENNANT PARTYING WITH GIRLS

Letter is from a Boston property owner to a friend in Danville, New York, first complimenting him on his shooting ability: "You shoot well--a good gun no doubt--give it to some of the grey squirrels in the woods".  He goes on to rave about Bob Bowa -- that crassy mouthed, drunken fellow abovestairs, 2 parties, 6 girls. The fellow would not clean.  Cousin G. tried to clean him out but the devil said Silverman engaged him and he would not clean (out) without his discharge. The girls as G. calls them know that I know all about the affairs and the other night I talked pretty freely about matters with Miss Abby."  Much more about that and other topics.  Easy reading. Letter in very good condition.

$30.00

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