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Scott Number: R15c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 3629
Denomination/Type: 2c U.S. Internal Revenue, perforated
2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.25
Estimated Retail Value: $ 100.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Manuscript
Cancel Date: May 25, 1865
Cancel or Company Type: Metallurgical/Mining
Company: Delaware Mining Co. of Michigan
Cancelled scrip for ten 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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