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Some Money for the Abbot

It is often the case that “money letters”, that is, insured letters containing a declared amount of money (this being checked by the postal clerk who notes this and applies official seals) are interesting items, as they tend to have a variety of different markings. This certainly applies to the one shown here, dating from 1901. It does not have any adhesive stamps, and so the postal and insurance fees were evidently paid in cash. ... more