Envelope addressed to George P. Davis
This Illustrated envelope is addressed to George P. Davis of Beloit, Wisconsin. The bright yellow envelope has a three cent postage stamp in the upper right corner with a Galesburg postmark stamped over it. The envelope is illustrated on the left side and top with a split rail fence running around a portrait of Abraham Lincoln in a circular frame and a river scene in an oval frame. The envelope is properly sealed but the right side has been torn open.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
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June 22 [illegible]
Mr. Geo. P. Davis.
Beloit College, Wis.
8 x 14 cm
Baker, “Envelope addressed to George P. Davis,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed November 12, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/7997.