November 27, 1880

get link 1880 11 27Registry Receipt

go site Post Office at Norwood, NC Registered Letter No 26. Rec’d Nov 27 1880

of D J Allen

addressed to Benjamin Whitmore

New York, NY

PW Melton, PM


Evidently PW Melton was not only a saddler but also Post Master?  I have found a Benjamin Whitmore in Bronx, New York in 1880 but have not found a connection between DJ Allen and him.  Looking forward to finding out more.

This post is part of a series of transcriptions of letters, papers, receipts, and other ephemera that are held in the Smith Family Collection.  All originals are held in this collection, unless otherwise stated.