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Sent by express

Wells Fargo worked with other express companies to deliver letters. These letters were sent by Turner’s Pony Express, L. H. Wells’ Moore’s Flat and Eureka Express, Wells and Herring’s Moore’s Flat and Eureka Express, and Washburn’s Express and News Agency.

No. 591 Sent to J. M. Reynold in Placerville, California. Taken from Jacobsville, Nevada, a town on the Stage Line, by Turner’s Pony Express to Placerville. Other letters were then forwarded on the Overland Line.

No. 592 Unused cover with a frank for L. H. Wells’ Moore’s Flat and Eureka Express. These expresses are part of the succession running from Nevada City, Emigrant Gap, and Moore’s Flat to Eureka South (Graniteville).

No. 593 Unused cover with a frank for Wells and Herring’s Moore’s Flat and Eureka Express.

No. 594 Addressed to William H. Trimble in Camptonville, California. Taken from there by Washburn’s Express and News Agency to Young’s Hill. From 1856-1857, Washburn’s Express ran from Camptonville to the many surrounding camps such as Youngs Hill, Sleighville, and Slate Range collecting and delivering letters and newspapers. Inside is a letter dated February 4, 1857 from Martha Walker in Russian River.