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1860s – 1870s: Browse rare artifacts from our collections

Posted on March 1, 2019

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  • Chinese business directories, Wells Fargo & Company, 1871-1882. Photo by Rob Prideaux.
  • Reward posters, Wells Fargo & Company. Photo by Rob Prideaux.
  • Map of the Western States showing the express routes of Wells Fargo & Company, 1874
  • National Bank Charter #1, First National Bank of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1863. Photo by Rob Prideaux.
  • Treasure box, Wells Fargo & Company. Photo by Rob Prideaux.
  • Wells Fargo & Co. messengers, from the Northern Line (Salt Lake City, Virginia City, Helena, Ft. Benton), Salt Lake City, Utah, black and white print, 1868
  • William G. Fargo, New York Imperial salted-paper print with added color, c. 1860. Photographed by Matthew Brady

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