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São Bento, Rio Grande do Norte (SRN-0205)

Atlas do Imperio do Brasil, 1868

Another name: Nova Cruz (1919)

São Bento was since March 1835 a district of the municipality of Goianinha, situated round 100 km southwest of the province capital Natal. In March 1852 it ascended to a villa, which became a town under the actual name of Nova Cruz in December 1919.

The local post office was created in December 1874, as stated by the province president’s report for May 1875:

Relatório do Presidente da Provincia, May 1875

No imperial cancel could be safely identified for this locality until now.

Serviço Geológico e Mineralógico, 1910

Anderer name: Nova Cruz (1919)

São Bento war ab März 1835 ein Distrikt im Município von Goianinha, der rund 100 km südwestlich der Provinzhauptstadt Natal entfernt lag. Im März 1852 stieg er zur Villa auf, die im Dezember 1919 zur Stadt Nova Cruz erklärt wurde.

Das örtliche Postamt entstand im Dezember 1874, wie im Bericht des Provinzpräsidenten für Mai 1875 geschrieben:

Relatório do Presidente da Província, Mai 1875

Für diese Ortschaft konnte bisher kein Poststempel der Kaiserzeit zweifelsfrei identifiziert werden.

By jmkarlsruhe

Brazilian-German philatelist who lives in Germany since 1981.

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