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Sent by express

Wells Fargo worked with other express companies to deliver letters. These letters were sent by Wheeler’s Express and Wheeler, Rutherford and Co.’s Express.

No. 595 Sent from La Porte to Kleckner and Bro. in Port Wine, California. Taken by Wheeler’s Express, which ran from Marysville to La Porte and Plumas County points, succeeding Holland, Morley and Co.’s Express, Nov. 28, 1863.

No. 596 Cover marked “Old Papers, July 1st, 1868.” Cover has a frank for Wheeler’s Express.

No. 597 Sent from merchants and shippers Malott and Co. in Marysville to Kleckner and Bro. in Port Wine, California. Taken by Wheeler, Rutherford and Co.’s Express, which succeeded Wheeler’s Express in 1864.

No. 598 Sent from Forbestown to H. Darrach in Oroville, California. Taken by Wheeler, Rutherford and Co.’s Express. This cover also has a cancellation for Everts, Davis and Co.’s frank with their name removed.

Check of Kleckner and Bro. on John Conly, Banker, La Porte, Aug. 28, 1860.

Photograph of the Kleckner and Bro. store in Port Wine, California, 1930s.