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Calais, Maine
(July 1, 1809 to present) 
Calais was formerly known as Schoodick Falls.
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Calais, Maine, May 23, no year date but after 1825, manuscript postmark, paid 18¾¢ for distance of 150 to 400 miles to Augusta, Maine. 
Calais, Maine, September 1, 1829, straightline postmark in red, 18¾¢ rate for distance of 150 to 400 miles to Boston.
Calais, Maine, February 21, 1832, straightline postmark in black, paid 10¢ for distance less than 30 miles to Machias, Maine. 
 

Calais, Maine, August 2, 1832, straightline postmark in black, 18¾¢ rate for distance of 150 to 400 miles to Thomaston, Maine.

 

 

Calais, Maine, June 8, 1830, straightline postmark with year date in black, 6¢ rate for distance less than 30 miles to Eastport, Maine.

 

Calais, Maine, September 23, 1838, circular date stamp in black, Maine abbreviated "Me" paid 10¢ for distance less than 30 miles to Machias, Maine.
Boston, May 7, 1842 dateline, carried by non-contract ship to Calais.  Enters the mails at Calais, May 12, 1842, rated due 6¢ as a ship letter addressed to the port of arrival.
Calais, Maine, January 4, 1847, circular date stamp in black, Maine abbreviated "Me" paid 5¢ for distance less than 300 miles to Augusta, Maine.
Calais, Maine, indistinct date, circa 1845-1851, circular date stamp in black, Maine abbreviated "ME" 5¢ for distance less than 300 miles to Appleton, Maine.

Calais, Maine, October 11, no year date but circa 1845-1851, Maine abbreviated "Me" with 10¢ "X" rate marking, paid 10¢ for distance over 300 miles to Lowell Massachusetts.
Calais, Maine, December 16, 1849, pair of 5¢ red-brown 1847s pay the 10¢ for distance over 300 miles to New York. 
Calais, November 5, no year date, but circa 1851-1856, paid 3¢ to Bridgewater Massachusetts.

Calais, Maine, December 29, 1855, 3¢ dull red 1851 pays the 3¢ rate for distance under 3,000 miles to Dennysville, Maine.
 Calais, Maine May 9, 1862, 3¢ 1861 rose pays the domestic rate to Bangor, Maine.

Calais, Maine, August 18, 1864, 3¢ rose 1861 pays the domestic letter rate to Providence, Rhode Island, embossed corner card for the St. Croix Exchange. 

Calais, Maine, March or May 28, no year date, but circa 1862-68, 3¢ rose 1861 pays the domestic letter rate to East Machias, Maine, fancy shield cancel (Skinner-Eno PS-FC 23).
Calais, Maine, August 5, 1865, 3¢ rose 1861 pays the domestic letter rate to Washington, DC, fancy geometric cancel (Skinner-Eno GE-C 56), Washington, D.C. carrier marking on back.
St. John, New Brunswick, December 15, 1879, 1¢ blue  postal card to Lubec, Maine, December 16 Calais, Maine transit postmark with  fancy hat cancel (Cole HA-18).
Calais, Maine, April 3, 1885, 2¢ red-brown 1883 pays the treaty rate to Parrsboro, Nova Scotia.

Calais, Maine, July 3, 1888, 2¢ green 1887 pays the domestic rate to Waterville, Maine.  Advertising cover for the Border City Hotel, Calais, Maine.
Calais, Maine, September 21, 1888, 2¢ green 1887 pays the domestic letter rate to Houlton, Maine.  Advertising cover for the River View House, Calais, Maine.
Calais, Maine, July 7, 1892, advertising cover for Ganong Brothers' chocolates of St. Stephen, New Brunswick.
Calais, Maine, October 22, 1894, advertising cover for Dr. Thompson's Medicine Company of Calais, Maine and St. Stephen, New Brunswick.
Calais, Maine, April 7, 1899, 2¢ carmine type IV type III 1898 pays the domestic letter rate to Lancaster, Massachusetts.  Advertising cover for Rising Sun Stove Polish and Sun Paste, S.W. McKay, manufacturers' agent and wholesale grocer. 
Calais, Maine, May 8, 1900, 2¢ carmine type IV 1899 pays the domestic letter rate to Seal Cove, Maine.  Advertising cover for American House hotel, Calais, Maine.
Calais, Maine, December 14, 1905, 1¢ blue green 1903 pays the postal card rate to Waterville, Maine.  Picture postcard of the Custom House Block in Calais. 
 

Calais, Maine, April 7, 1914, 1¢ green Washington-Franklin pays the circular mail rate to Bar Harbor, Maine.  Advertising cover for “The Big Calais Fair” September 2-5, 1913, manuscript changed to September 1-4, 1914.

 
Calais, Maine, July 14, 1921, corner card for Ryan Brothers.
Calais, Maine, 1941, third class mail from Garcelon Stamp Company of Calais. 
Calais, Maine, undated third class mail from Garcelon Stamp Company, stamp with Calais, Maine, precancel.
Calais, Maine, May 19, 1938, National Airmail Week event cover.
 

Calais, Maine, January 17, 1885, registry bill for a registered letter from Orient, Maine to Calais.  M. N. McKusick Postmaster handstamp. 

Calais Maine, January 10, 1900, check with 2¢ "Battleship" revenue stamp (R164), from Percy L. Lord, Calais National Bank.
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