Special Exeter Postmark for the CROSS POST Road to Bristol 1697

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Letter from Exeter to Mr. William Harvey, Taunton, Somerset, Castle Green being next to Taunton Castle.

A rare ‘E’ for Exeter postmark includes the date in MM/DD format for February 23 within it, of a type only used for delivery to places on the road to Bristol.”  The only other postmarks known of this type incorporating the date within it are found with ‘B’ applied at Bristol and ‘S’ applied at Shrewsbury.