The Towns & Post Offices of Rhode
1899 Canadian Postal Card - 1
Penny Victoria Green
With Station A, Providence - Received Cancel
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Information and Text of Card)
Providence was established on August 1, 1897
and was disestablished on March 31, 1900.
The Name was changed to Elmwood Station on
April 1, 1900.
The reverse of
the card also bears a purple Providence postal marking stating
of delivery on account of expiration of the Carrier's time."
I'm not sure what
this notation means exactly; it could be that their carrier was
a contract employee.
ALSO: 1936 Tercentenary
First Day Issue - Elmwood Station
The Text of
the message reads as follows:
Windsor Mill Dec 2/99
F. H. Barrows Esq
short delay will
try and write to
you by last of the