The Hazard Family Letters 1832-1950
March 1835 Cover to Joseph P. Hazard - Peace Dale, Rhode Island 
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March 1835 Boston CDS with 10 Cent Rate Marking

The Postal Act of April 9, 1816, (effective May 1, 1816) set the zone rate for mail traveling between 30 to 80 miles to 10 cents. The post road distance between Boston, Massachusetts and Providence, Rhode Island was approximately 50 miles.

Joseph Peace Hazard was born in Burlington, New Jersey in 1807.  He died on January 18, 1892 in Peace Dale, Rhode Island.

SEE: 1832 Joseph P. Hazard Cover for additional biographical information.

See Also:  

The Hazard Family History 
1843 Isaac P. Hazard Letter 
A Full Size Multi-Invoice Form 
Full Text of One Invoice 
History of Carolina Mills 
Intro to "Jonny-Cake Papers"
Bio of Thomas Hazard by
Roland Gibson Hazard II - 1915

Postcard - Hazard Memorial Hall 
Postcard - Hazard's Castle 
Explanation of Postal Rates

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