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Click for larger image 1860s Staples Ranch San Joaquin California Town Postmark to Mokelumne Hill Calaveras Cover Dec. 20 canceled ladies cover to Calaveras County,slight wear at lower left corner. (SAJ-2260) Years of post office operations 1851 to Dec 28 1863. Name for David Staples, the 1st Postmaster. AKA Lairds Ferry and Staples Ferry (no P.O.s) A ghost site on the Mokelumne River.
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Click for larger image 1870s French Camp San Joaquin California Manuscript Town Cancel Cover Sept. 5 Stockton Cal. received at back. Cover reduced at left edge. (SAJ-980) Name stems from the French - Canadian fur trappers who camped at the site in 1830-40s. AKA Castoria ( No P.O.) Located 6 miles south of Stockton.
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Click for larger image 1868 Red Dog Nevada California 10c Washington to North Plains Michigan Care of John Heydlauff Nevada County California 3c Washington #68 tied by partial Red Dog cancel, cover reduced at left edge. Manuscript docket at back July 9 1868 answered.
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Click for larger image 1876 Bath Placer California Manuscript 3c Postal Stationery to Camden Maine Cover Dated Oct. 21/76 (1876) (PLA-450) Cover addressed to Mrs. George W. Thorndike. Cover reduced at right edge. Was a 1850s mining camp. AKA Volcano and Sarahville (No Post Offices) No Connection with Amador County Post Offices with the same name. Located 23 miles North East of Auburn and 5 Miles west of Michigan Bluff.
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Click for larger image 1850s Nevada City California Manuscript 10 Rate Stampless To Bushnell Worchester Mass Cover Nov. 10 dated postmark (NEV-1180) Manuscript docket at right reads - Nov. 8th Going to Ophir . Wrinkles and wear at corners.
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Click for larger image 1856-60s Little York Nevada California Manuscript Postmark 10c Nesbitt to Johnson Rhoad Island Feb. 17 manuscript postmark (NEV-950) and manuscript cancel on 1855, 10ยข Nesbitt entire to Johnston, R.I. manuscript Via Panama, clean uneven tear at back flap, lower left corner bend.
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