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66 - Jun 16 to Coan, ex Gibson No 21 plus US

Originating at Hilo on the island of Hawaii in 1866, this letter was franked with a 5 "Hawaiian Islands" Numeral (Scott No. 21), to pay Hawaiian postage, a 2 United States "Black Jack" stamp to pay the ship fee, and a 3 United States 1861 Washington stamp to pay the United States letter rate from San Francisco to New York. The cover was postmarked at Hilo on May 31, at Honolulu on June 16, and at San Francisco on July 7. From Honolulu, it was taken to San Francisco on the American bark Behring, sailing June 16, 1866, and arriving July 6. From San Francisco, the letter was sent East on the overland mail route via Salt Lake City. (ex Gibson, Harris)


  Hono. Date MH# Postmark SF Date Mahoney# (Friend) Ship Notes
1865            
1. 4/29 242.03 5/29 79, 189
(K-2)
Onward
4/30-5/28
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to Brooks, Medford, Mass.
2. 4/29 242.03 6/3 79 Onward
4/30-5/28
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to Kittredge, Montclaire, NJ w/"Per Steamer fr. San Francisco" ms
3. 5/17 242.03 6/12 79, 189 D.C. Murray
5/18-6/10
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to Betsey Miner, Mass.
4. 5/22 242.03 6/12 79, 94 Whistler
5/22-6/10
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21(2 singles) and US 5 No. 76(x2) to Fitzsimmons, Reading, Mich.
5. 7/13 242.03 8/12 79 Arctic
7/13-8/11
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and pair US 5 to Mrs. S.B. Ware, Hebron, NY; PF states the pair of US No. 76 did not originate
6. 7/31 242.03 8/25 79, 94
(K-2)
Whistler
7/31-8/25
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to Samuel Conde, Chiltenago, NY
7. 9/27 242.03 10/28 79, 94 Sanspareil
9/27-10/22
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 plus US 5 No. 76 to Kittredge, Montclaire, NJ w/"210" m/s
8. 10/7 242.03 10/27 79, 94 D.C. Murray
10/7-10/27
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to Hammond, Salt Lake City, Utah w/"For'd 3cts" m/s to Huntsville, Utah
9. 10/7 242.03 10/28 79, 189
(K-3)
D.C. Murray
10/7-10/27
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to Pearson, Union College, Schenectedy, NY
10. 10/7 242.03 10/28 79, 189 D.C. Murray
10/7-10/27
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 10 No. 68 (x3) to Germany; one 10 stamp was lost and replaced with another; Marburg backstmp (28 U.S. rate to Germany plus 2 ship fee)
11. 11/13 242.03 12/5? 79 Comet
11/13-12/1
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to Mary Smith, care John B. Rogers
12. 12/4 242.03 1/10 79, 94 Maunakea
12/4-1/5
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to Samuel Snow, Boston; m/s "per Steamer/via Panama"; SF cds dtd on stmr departure for Panama
13. 12/4 242.03 1/10 79, 94 Maunakea
12/4-1/5
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76
14. 12/13 242.03 1/11 79, 189 Onward
12/13-1/10
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to Phoebe Hughes, Indiana
15. 12/13 242.03 1/11 79, 189 Onward
12/13-1/10
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 (pair) plus US 5 No. 76 and 3 No. 65 double weight to Sturges in Ill.
16. - - 1/11 79, 189 Onward
12/13-1/10
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and an added US 5 No. 76 which did not originate; to Anna P. ..., Rockford, Ill.; has an SF merchant mark on face, probably Chas. Brooks, and an Aldrich Walker Hono. merchant mark on back flap
1866            
17. 1/2 242.03 1/29 79 D.C.Murray
1/3-1/27
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 3 No. 65 and 2 Black Jack No. 73, to Booth, Granville, Ohio
18. 1/2 242.03 1/29 79, 94 D.C.Murray
1/3-1/27
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 (3 singles) and US 3 No. 65 (x2) and 5 No. 76 to James Hunnewell, Boston
19. 1/2* 242.03 1/29 79, 94 D.C.Murray
1/3-1/27
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 (2 singles) and US 2 Black Jack No. 73 and US 3 rose No. 65 (pair) to Sturges, Woodburn, Illinois w/"Oct. 24/65/Feb 22/66" and "Pacific Ocean" m/s
20. 1/ 242.03 1/30 79, 189
(K-3)
Wm.D. Rice
1/13-1/30
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 (pair) pasted over by US 2 Black Jack and US 3 rose No. 65 to Spencer, Sherman NY
21. 2/3 242.03
22
2/19 79, 95
(M)
USS Lancaster
2/3-2/16
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to Spencer, Shernan, NY w/via Panama ms
22. 2/10 242.03 2/23 79, 94 Ajax
2/10-2/22
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to the Editor of the California Farmer, SF
23. 2/17 242.03 3/19 79, 95
(M-2)
Smyrniote
2/17-3/10
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to Spencer, Shernan, NY w/via Panama ms
24. 2/24 242.03 3/19 79 Ethan Allen
2/26-3/11
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to Spencer Sherman, NY via SF and Panama
25. 3/5 242.03 3/21 79, 189 Onward
3/6-3/20
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and U.S. 5 No. 76 to Wilkins, Ind.
26. 3/22 242.03 4/13 79, 94
(M-2)
D.C.Murray
3/22-4/13
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 3 No. 65 (x2) to William Little, SF
27. 3/22 243.03 4/14 79, 189 D.C.Murray
3/22-4/13
Prepaid (underpaid) w/Scott No. 21 w/US 3 No. 65 and "Due 2" to Jones, Ohio
28. 3/22 242.03 4/14 79, 189 D.C.Murray
3/22-4/13
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 (3 singles) and US 3 No. 65 and 5 No. 76 double weight to Miss Sally C. Arndale, Conn.
29. 4/4 243.03 4/16 79 Ajax
4/4-4/15
Collect w/Scott No. 21 [?] (positive impression) and m/s "Due 14" double weight plus "Adv./ONE/1ct" to Elsie B. Phelps, Davenport, Iowa
30. 4/4 242.03 4/18 79, 189 Ajax
4/4-4/15
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 (2 singles) plus US 3 No. 65 and 5 No. 76 double weight to Rogers, Lowell, Mass.; m/s "Per Steamer/...Panama"
31. 4/21 242.03 5/19 79 Smyrniote
4/21-5/17
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 (pair) and no U.S. stamps to Frank Hyde, Addison County, VT., fwd to Granville w/"For'd Due 3" m/s
32. 5/7 242.03 6/4 79 Hesperian
5/8-6/3
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to Sturges, Bunker Hill, Ill.
33. 5/7 242.03
119
6/9 79
(M-2)
Hesperian
5/8-6/3
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and missing US stamp (No. 76) to Spencer, Sherman, NY w/via Panama ms
34. 5/19 242.03 6/18 79 Ethan Allen
5/31-6/17
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and missing US stamp (missed Cambridge sailing); to Lowell, Mass.
35. 6/16 242.03 7/7 79 Behring
6/16-7/6
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 3 rose No. 65 and 2 Black Jack No. 73 w/Hilo 242.13 dtd 5/31 to Coan, NY; m/s "1866" in Honolulu cds
36. 7/9 242.03 ? ? A. H. Wille ?
7/11-8/3
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and missing US stamp (cut out) to Simeon (partial illustration) and circle 8
37. 8/25 242.03 9/15 79, 189 D.C.Murray
8/25-9/13
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to Miss Mattie Tackitt, NY
38. 9/18* 242.03 10/17 (Port land) - A.A. Eldridge
9/18 to Portland
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to Theodoria Parmelee, Spencerport, NY
39. 10/1 242.03 10/29 79, 189 Milton Badger
10/1-10/28
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 3 No. 65 (x2) to Scott, Terryville, Conn.; left No. 65 may not originate
40. 10/6? 242.03 10/29 79, 189 Comet
10/6-10/25
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 3 No. 65(x2) to Elvira Scott, Terryville, Conn.
41. {11/21
11/22}
243.03
242.03
12/3 79 USS Vanderbilt
11/22-12/3
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and missing U.S. stamp pasted over Scott No. 21, to Charles L. Swasy, MD, New Bedford, Mass. (cds dtd Dec. 27 on back)
42. 12/10 242.03 1/3 79, 189 Comet
12/15-1/3
Prepaid w/Scott No. 21 and US 5 No. 76 to Winchester, New London, Conn.

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