Panel 10

Wells Fargo delivers

“We are indebted to Wells, Fargo & Co. for the early delivery of Bay papers.” Sacramento Daily Union, January 24th, 1854. Wells Fargo earned praise for ensuring the quick delivery of the latest newspapers to distant communities. Papers sometimes came with newspaper stamps like those on this panel.

No. 49 A Pacific Express Company collection envelope used by Wells Fargo concerning $5.00 for collection from the Secretary of State of California in Sacramento to E. R. Yeats in Fiddletown, California, on October 19th, 1871.

No. 50 Wells Fargo newspaper stamps.

No. 51 Wells Fargo newspaper stamps.