These letters were sent by Livingston, Fargo and Co. Express, Wells, Butterfield and Co. Express, American Express, and United States Express.
Sent by express
No. 635 Sent to L. T. Defigamere in New York. Taken by Livingston, Fargo and Co. Express and Wells, Butterfield and Co. Express, which were owned by four of the most prominent men in the express business. Inside is a letter dated June 16, 1852 from J. G. Hughes in Cleveland, Ohio.
No. 636 Sent to S. W. Spaulding in Lockport, New York. Taken by American Express Co. with offices in Buffalo, Albany, and New York. Wells, Butterfield and Co. are listed as Proprietors. On the back is a note dated August 15, 1850 instructing “two hundred dollars to be returned on demand”
No. 637 Taken by Wells Fargo from California and returned from Cincinnati, Ohio, by United States Express.