The Chesapeake, a US mail steamboat, docked at an unidentified port in the United States of America, 1883-1887. Paper; photo-emulsion. Photographer unknown. A.2006-89. Courtesy of the National Postal Museum, Photographic Archives.
3-cent ultramarine Locomotive re-issue single postage stamp Scott Catalogue USA: 125 Issued in 1875. Unused; perf 12; re-issue of 1869; without grill. Hard white paper; ink (ultramarine)/engraving. 1980.2493.1003. Courtesy of the National Postal Museum.
At 24 years of age, Abraham Lincoln was appointed the postmaster of New Salem, Illinois, and later became a U.S. president.