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Sent by express

Wells Fargo worked with other express companies to deliver letters. These letters were sent by Spokane and Salmon River Stage Line, Swift and Co.’s Express, Grant I. Taggart’s Shasta and Weaverville Express, and Swift’s City Express.

No. 558 Unused cover with a frank for the Spokane and Salmon River Stage Line.

No. 559 Sent from Santa Rosa to D. McKay in San Francisco, California. Taken by Swift and Co.’s Express, which ran from San Francisco to Santa Rosa, Petaluma, and intermediate points in 1854-1857.

No. 560 Unused cover with a frank for the Grant I. Taggart’s Shasta and Weaverville Express, which operated between Weaverville and Shasta in 1868-1871.

No. 561 Sent from New Bedford, Massachusetts, to John C. Hewlett in San Francisco, California. Taken by Swift’s City Express, which probably operated as an adjunct of Swift and Co.’s Express. On the reverse is a paster for the Davenport and Mason’s New Bedford and New York Express.

Photograph of Igo, California, 1930s.