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Joshua Van Sant (December 31, 1803 - April 8, 1884) was a United States Congressional representative from Maryland.
Born in Millington in Kent County, Maryland, he moved with his parents to Wilmington, Delaware, in 1807, and later to Philadelphia in…

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Mary Katherine Goddard (June 16, 1738 – August 12, 1816) was an early American publisher and the first American postmistress. She was the first to print the Declaration of Independence with the names of the signatories.

Mary Goddard took control…

William Goddard was an American patriot and printer born in New London, Connecticut. He erved as an apprentice printer under James Parker and then in 1762 became an early American publisher who eventually founded several newspapers during his…

22 cent postage stamps.

Package sheet of .34 cent Greetings From America postage stamps

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Designed by Lonnie Busch. A yellow-sailed skipjack sailboat, of the kind that has carried oystermen on the Chesapeake Bay for more than a century, is shown plying the waters off Harford County, above Baltimore. The skipjack replaced a non-Maryland…

This stamp, printed in U.S., shows the ships "The Ark" and "The Dove." It was printed to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the founding of Maryland.
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