Wells Fargo worked with other express companies to deliver letters. These letters were sent by Nichols and Co.’s Express, Southern Overland and Mail Express Company, McBean and Co.’s Middlefork Express, and Waldron’s Kootenai Express.
Sent by express
No. 1296 Sent to Pierre Lade in San Francisco, California. Taken by Nichols and Co.’s Express, which ran from San Francisco to Crescent City, through to Oregon and Victoria, British Columbia. Inside is a letter dated June 18, 1858 from J. Bartroe in Victoria.
No. 1297 Sent to J. P. Cummings at Fort Dodge in Iowa. Taken by the Southern Overland Mail and Express Company, which operated from Kansas City to Santa Fe through Pueblo.
No. 1298 Sent to Miss Jennie Foues at Pierrepont Manor in New York. Taken by the Southern Overland Mail and Express Company
No. 1310 Sent to David McKay in San Francisco, California. Taken by Nichols and Co.’s Express.
No. 1311 Sent to Frank L. Dorniy in the Dalles, Oregon. Taken by McBean and Co.’s Middlefork Express, which ran through John Day country in Oregon, connecting with Wells Fargo.
No. 1312 Sent to Mr. M. Wilson in Portland, Oregon. Taken by Waldron’s Kootenai Express, which connected with Wells Fargo at Walla Walla, Washington.