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Railway Service Card (1887)

 
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Posted 07/05/2013   10:53 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add filipo to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Maybe will be interesting to see, although it is not exactly a Postal History (probably "just" a Railwayana).



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Posted 07/05/2013   11:06 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ncbuckeye to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Very interesting card (I love railroad memorabilia). The notation at the bottom would imply that there was quite a lot of communication between the railroad agencies which could interrupt the paying aspect of using the telegraph. This is just the opposite of today when employees are encouraged to use email instead of the written letter!
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Posted 07/05/2013   11:51 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Found this connection to the addressee (T.L. Chapman, Esq.) in an old railroad magazine:

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Posted 07/05/2013   7:43 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add cynical to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
wt1: you are more than worth the price of admission!
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