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... As the Confederate States of America existed for only four years, it was able to issue only a modest number of postage stamps, nine basic types in all ... During this brief span, the Confederate Post Office contracted with five different printing companies to produce postage stamps Archer Daly of Richmond, Virginia Hoyer Ludwig of Richmond, Virginia J.T ... The first Confederate Postage stamps were issued and placed in circulation on October 16, 1861, five months after postal service between the North and South had been suspended The first postage stamp issued ...
Famous quotes containing the words postage and/or confederate:
“Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“Well, you Yankees and your holy principle about savin the Union. Youre plunderin pirates thats what. Well, you think theres no Confederate army where youre goin. You think our boys are asleep down here. Well, theyll catch up to you and theyll cut you to pieces you, you nameless, fatherless scum. I wish I could be there to see it.”
—John Lee Mahin (19021984)