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Scott Number: R197 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4289
Denomination/Type: 2c rose, watermark 190, perf. 10
Estimated Retail Value: $ 100.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel Date: September 11, 1916
Cancel or Company Type: Law firm or Federal, State, or Local Government Entity
City: New York
State: New York
Illegal/improper use of revenue stamp as postage on cover. Addressed to Charles Evans Hughes, ex-Supreme Court Justice, staying at the Hotel Astor in New York City. Hughes had given up his seat on the Supreme Court earlier in the year to run for President of the United States. He would eventually be narrowly defeated by Woodrow Wilson.
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