United States Commemorative Postage Stamp Recognizing the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 200th Anniversary, Ideal for Framing,
Issued May 14, 2004, Ilwaco, Washington,
First Day of Issue Cover, Cachet with Friendship Certificate carried by Lewis and Clark Offered to the Indian Tribes Along the Route:
THOMAS JEFFERSON, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
From the powers vested in us by the above authority: To all who shall see these presents, Greeting:
NOW YE, that from the special confidence reposed by us in the sincere and unalterable attachment of War char pa the Sticker a Warrier of the Soues Nation to the UNITED STATES; as also from the abundant proofs given by him of his amicable disposition to cultivate peace, harmony, and good neighbourhood with the said States, and the citizens of the same; we do by the authority vested in us, require and charge, all citizens of the United States, all Indian Nations, in treaty with the same, and all other persons whomsoever, to receive acknowledge, and treat the said War Char Pa the Sticker in the most friendly manner, declaring him to be the friend and ally of the said States: the government of which will at all times be extended to his protection, so long as he dos acknowledge the authority of the same.
Having signed with our hands and affixed our seals this Thirty first day of August 180 four.
M. Lewis Capt. 1st US Regt. [Infantry]
Wm Clark Capt on an Expd[ition] for NW Dis[covery]
Cover in Removable Transparent Poly Sleeve and Mailed With Protection,
Made in the USA.
Genuine First Day of Stamp Issued Cover Cancelled on the First Day of Issue Date by the U.S. Postal Service,
United States Postage Stamps Officially Recognize Symbols, People, Places and Events which are Significant in the History and Culture of America.
Issued by the USPS, an Official Agency of the U.S. Government, These Stamp Covers Make a Unique Gift or Collector Item with Lasting Educational Value Linking Us With Our Nation's History and Culture.
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Carefully protected and mailed flat, This cover is sharp. Any fuzziness is the result of the scanner.
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