The American Credo Issue (1960-1961)

Friday, January 15, 2010

Washington's Farewell AddressQuotation from Benjamin Franklin
Quotation from Thomas JeffersonQuotation from Francis Scott Key
Quotation from Abraham LincolnQuotation from Patrick Henry

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Description: The American Credo Issue (1960-1961)
Washington's statement is from his Farewell Address, 1798. Franklin's is from Poor Richard's Almanac, 1740 edition. Jefferson, though born to aristocracy, was champion of the common man. Key's quote is from poem, "The Star Spangled Banner." Despite his statement, Lincoln allowed freedom to all. Patrick Henry made his speech at Richmond, Va., 1775.
Stamps: Scott 1144, Scott 1143, Scott 1142, Scott 1141, Scott 1140, Scott 1139.


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1 comments:

Anonymous,  January 15, 2010 at 8:41 AM  

Found Stamp Value @ http://www.mysticstampcatalog.com/lg_display.cfm/catalog/2009/page/39.

1139, 4¢ Credo - Washington, Mint .40, Used .15
1140, 4¢ Credo - Franklin, Mint .40, Used .15
1141, 4¢ Credo - Jefferson, Mint .40, Used .15
1142, 4¢ Credo - Key, Mint .60, Used .15
1143, 4¢ Credo - Lincoln, Mint .40, Used .15
1143, 4¢ Credo - Henry, Mint .40, Used .15

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