Examples of the cancels, when available, are posted.
RR050: The Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad
The Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad was formally acquired by the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad in 1883.
From the historical information at the back of the Fullerton Catalog: Chartered February 16, 1847. Building started 1853. Road opened June 25, 1858. Operated from Hannibal to St. Joseph, Mo. (206 miles), Palmyra, Mo to Quincy, IL (15 miles) and Cameron to Kansas City, Mo. (55.5 miles). Consolidated in 1882 with the CB&Q.
One type only on two denominations:
Type 1: One line of plain type caps and lower case letters 19.5mm long. Caps 2mm high. Undated.
2ct Carmine Rose b. Normal (2) HH
RR050 Type 1, 1ct a.(1)
1 cent roulette