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Scott Number: R15c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 3628
Denomination/Type: 2c U.S. Internal Revenue, perforated
2020 Scott Catalog Value: $ 60.00
Estimated Retail Value: $ 125.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel Date: June 26, 1865
Cancel or Company Type: Metallurgical/Mining
Company: Pennsylvania Mining Co. of Michigan
Cancelled scrip for five dollars, payable to 'Sam W. Hill Agt'. Samuel 'Sam' Hill was a member of the State House of Representatives, surveyor, associated with Douglas Houghton in surveying the Upper Peninsula and he managed the interests of many mining companies. Hill achieved legendary status for his colorful use of profanity which coined the expression 'What in Sam Hill?'
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