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Posted 01/08/2017   2:36 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Al E. Gator to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
What is the name of the town in Connecticut? I can't seem to make it out.



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Posted 01/08/2017   2:46 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add mudrat.detector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I am reading it as Mirehous Point, but not getting any Google hits on that or anything close.
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Posted 01/08/2017   2:50 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Lighthouse Point CT?
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Posted 01/08/2017   2:50 pm  Show Profile Check jamesw's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jamesw to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A. P. Filer was a lumber supplier in Warehouse Point, Ct.
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Posted 01/08/2017   3:24 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Al E. Gator to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks James! I think it's Anson Priest Filer (1811-1871), as near as I can tell using Google. Could you link me to where you found his occupation? I did think the last was "point" but couldn't get the "warehouse".
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Posted 01/08/2017   4:02 pm  Show Profile Check jamesw's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jamesw to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Found a couple of pages with his letterhead.

http://www.tias.com/image.html?s=http://www.tias.com/stores/flatwateragency/origpics/bh1254a.jpg&p=32.00&t=A.%20P.%20Filer%20Lumber%20Billhead%2C%20Warehouse%20Point%20CT&n=Flatwater%20Agency%20Paper%20%26%20Collectibles&z=640&b=&l=http://www.tias.com/14118/PictPage/3924172904.html

edit. - sorry, the link won't load properly. You'll have to copy and paste to get to the page.

I always find with these, if you can't figure out one aspect, it's best to approach from another direction.
Glad to help.
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Posted 01/08/2017   4:53 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Al E. Gator to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks again James! Most appreciated!
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Look again. I can see it. Warehouse Point. There is a trolley museum there. The NYNHHRR ran thru it.

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Posted 01/08/2017   5:47 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
In case anyone is interested in further detail on the addressee:


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Anson Priest Filer, b. Dec. 7, 1811; m. Sabra Ann Lord, Dec. 3, 1837. He d. Warehouse Point, Conn., June 20, 1871.


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Hey Al.....nice shade, btw.....what is it?
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Ray, I believe its #64, date is January 21 and I think its 1862. Lower left ball is very indistinct (I can't really even see it) and the shading on the left number three is indistinct (no real contrast) from the background latticework, which is blurry throughout. You've seen it, but that's a pretty good while ago (probably over a year), and thought it was a pink.
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Still do!
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