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Written by:
John Stagenwalt, American, 1843 - 1885  Search this
Subject of:
John Sheaffer, American, born 1802  Search this
Received by:
John Sheaffer, American, born 1802  Search this
Medium:
ink on wove paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/16 × 5 5/16 in. (7.7 × 13.5 cm)
Type:
envelopes
Place made:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Bareville, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1866-1869
Description:
A wove paper envelope addressed to John Sheaffer of Bareville, Leacock Township, PA. This envelope features a red three cents George Washington stamp on the front, is postmarked July 5, and features various illegible ink inscriptions written throughout the back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Families  Search this
Military  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.16.22.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5eddef62d-173c-4a62-a465-66d0c992cdbc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.16.22.7