List of Earliest Covers

 

Post Office NameDestinationRarityCancel Date
WasiojaD A Kirrney, Waseca MN401/01/1856
Red WingMiss Jennie Stowell, Hastings MN206/16/1860
Sauk CentreJ. H. Gudkins, Franklin NH111/13/1860
OwatonnaRev Francis Ellingwood Abbot001/30/1861
Garden CityMrs Erastus Blarvis, Greenwich, Washington Co, NY003/29/1861
NorthfieldMiss Bethier Wilmarth009/20/1864
Lake CityR P Lewis Esq., St Paul MN011/14/1864
NiningerCaptain J M Bowler, Little Rock, Arkansas612/09/1864
Steele CentreMr George Shaber, Mantervill MN503/17/1865
Elk RiverA Croswell Esq610/30/1865
Saint Anthony FallsMr & Mrs Hodgeman, Climax Prairie, Kalamazoo Co, Mich311/21/1865
OwatonnaHarvey Reid, Care of A.C.S 2:Bri 3:Div 20th Army008/02/1868
OronocoMr J F Johnson c/o L P Abel, Madison WI008/11/1868
WillmarH. R Shaw, Esq, Alfred ME007/25/1869
Lake CityMrs Alice M Styles, Southbury CN003/30/1870
GlencoeMrs F. M. Prisoly, WI004/09/1870
Nashville CentreWilliam C Lindley, Lee OH505/22/1870
LesueurVery Rev A Granger CSC, Notra Dame Indiana411/13/1870
FaribaultMr Owen Morris Jr, Courtland MN001/01/1871
HastingsVery Rev. A Granger, Noter Dame IN004/06/1871
Saint CharlesS.C. White009/11/1872
JunctionL R Bushnell & Co, East Minneapolis MN401/16/1873
Elk River StationSt. Anthony Iron Works, Minneapolis MN408/30/1873
HastingsMiss Florence LeDuc, c/- Wells College, Aurora NY 011/24/1873
Spring ValleyMrs Selby Clouse, Les Ohio001/03/1876
Minnesota CityS. C. White Esq. Winona MN012/07/1876
Sunrise CitySmith Ellison Esq, Taylor Falls210/22/1877
ConcordMifs Lula Westcott, Concord MN307/20/1881
ClaremontMifs Lula Westcott, Concord MN007/20/1881
HawleyM Osborne & Co, 001/27/1882
BrunswickClapp and Macartney, Stillwater MN209/07/1882
Brooklyn CentreElla M Bohanon, Redwood Falls MN510/24/1882
RicesW Markoy Esq, St Paul MN211/06/1882
HowardC. W. Jones, Richland MI204/09/1884
CrookstonL Bernick Esq, Chatfield MN -> Marshfield Vermont007/09/1884
ChatfieldL Bernick Esq, Chatfield MN -> Marshfield Vermont007/12/1884
AmadorW W Willoughby710/07/1885
CarmanMarshall Field Co, Chicago IL611/17/1885
East Granite FallsJ C Ralphsnyder, Kingswood West Virginia508/16/1886
Saint PaulMrs George Walker, Madison, WI012/08/1886
Albert LeaMiss Annie Nelson, Union Grove WI, c/- N Jorgersene001/21/1887
Mapleton StationPostmaster, Fargo Territory203/29/1887
Good ThunderW. W Cargill & Bro., La Crosse WI005/06/1887
HartfordHonerable G. G. Gilman, St Paul MN412/26/1887
Sauk CenterG.G. Gilman St Paul MN112/26/1887
Dower LakeMr William Hallar, Wellsville NY705/17/1888
Beaver FallsA. R Mc Gill, Governor of Minnesota508/09/1888
Pine BendO. B. Turrell, Red Wood Falls, MN509/18/1888
Saint PaulMiss Maria Burne, Danville Wis008/13/1889
AmadorW. W. Willoughby, Harris MN707/12/1890
HarrisW. W. Willoughby, Harris MN007/14/1890
KimballOsborne & McMillan, Corn Exchange, Minneapolis MN009/11/1891
South HavenOsborne & McMillan, Corn Exchange, Minneapolis MN009/11/1891
Beaver FallsI M Keife Esq, Morton MN509/26/1891
Birch CooleyI M Keife Esq, Morton MN209/26/1891
KimballOsborne & McMillan, Corn Exchange, Minneapolis MN010/27/1891
GravelvilleMonsieur Adolphe Rychner, Neuchatel, Switzerland604/09/1892
ChowenE S Jones Sons, 213 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis MN504/19/1892
ChristianaL Lwenson506/01/1892
OakridgeF Markwardle, Elba MN506/19/1892
ColensoLutkersk Kirkehead609/03/1892
IrvingMr Lars Swenson, Minneapolis MN512/16/1892
Forest MillsOle J Olson, Negdahl, Chippewa Co MN601/28/1893
BloomingtonS. S. Harden, Bloomington Ferry, MN503/03/1893
Crow RiverMrs J B Marshall, Minneapolis MN405/20/1893
Fergus FallsMrs Edwin Clark, Melrose MN006/28/1893
WinonaH.J. O'Neill Grain Co, Winona, Minn009/23/1893
Red WingH.J. O'Neill Grain Co, Winona, Minn209/23/1893
CrookstonMr C.B. Yale, Claim Agent G. N. Ry St. Paul010/02/1893
DexterJ S Johnson & Co, Boston MA012/01/1893