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How did this cover go from California to Massachusetts without paying the ten-cent rate? Its probably an 1866-1868 mailing. There are no markings on the reverse.

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Edited by Al E. Gator - 02/26/2021 10:02 am

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Any distance, half ounce ... 3 cents
Act of March 3, 1863, effective June 30 1863 (distance clauses dropped)
Source American Stampless Cover Catalog, 5th ed, vol 1, page xix
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John Thank you, I appreciate it.
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