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  • Newest articles: Connecticut 1861-1865

    A new book by James R. Miller, Philatelic Genealogy, subtitled Old Envelopes, Letters, and Postcards as Genealogical Sources, was published in December 2016. The book presents 100 old envelopes and postcards in ten categories: folded letters, westward expansion, the war of 1861-1865, work, immigrants, family and friend correspondence, real photo postcards, social and political interests, travel and vacation, and World War I. Genealogical details for each sender and recipient are cited. An introduction stresses correct identification and appendices discuss an online database and how philatelic genealogy can help postal historians and postcard collectors. Details on obtaining a copy will be posted here as soon as they are available.

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