carrier's stamp

noun

Definition of carrier's stamp

: a stamp issued in the U.S. from 1842 to 1861 by a government or private carrier or by a postmaster to pay for delivery of mail from post office to addressee, government service being limited to carriage between post offices — compare postmaster's stamp

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“Carrier's stamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carrier%27s%20stamp. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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