I thought I would get questions answered here, which I have experienced several times, and not references to literature. Unless I ask directly for such. Is it so hard to just say "yes, it's an RPO agent stamp" or "no, it's not"? That's all I want to know!
I am so sorry, I apologize and I will never make that mistake with you again. [Now please stop reading as the rest of this post does not address your
The back is above hy-brasil and your were correct on two accounts, the card is RR Business and regarding the reason I posted the book information. I will add, I suggested a library
check out but perhaps libraries in Germany only sell books.
Mr. Travis held a civil service appointment as an RPO Clerk as of July 1, 1893, five weeks after the date of the postcard. See: https://books.google.com/books?id=p...ge&q&f=false
[Note to OP, if you read this far contrary to my advise, I am only addressing the work status of Mr. Travis, not your marking question about his personal cancellation device.]
By 1917 Mr. Travis still lived in Dunkirk, NY and owned and had an interest in breeding certified and papered American Berkshire Swine as recorded by the American Berkshire Association. Wrote quack medicine articles as well.