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Sent by express

Wells Fargo worked with other express companies to deliver letters. These letters were sent by Black and Co.’s Express, Leavenworth City and Pikes Peak Express Co., Jones and Russells Express, Whiting and Co.’s Express, and Downieville and Howland Flat Express Co.

No. 1313 Sent to Samuel Grosh in San Francisco, California. Taken by Black and Co.’s Express, which operated from San Francisco to Sacramento and surrounding points.

No. 1314 Sent to Samuel Grosh in San Francisco, California. Taken by Wells Fargo and Black and Co.’s Express, which operated from San Francisco to Sacramento and surrounding points.

No. 1315 Sent to Samuel Grosh in San Francisco, California. Taken by Wells Fargo and Black and Co.’s Express, which operated from San Francisco to Sacramento and surrounding points.

No. 1316 Sent to Thomas Penn in Denver City, Kansas Territory, which later became the state of Colorado. Taken by Leavenworth City and Pikes Peak Express Co., which briefly ran between Leavenworth City and Denver.

No. 1317 Sent to Mrs. Ward M. Emerson in Auburn, Maine. Taken by Jones and Russells Express. Postmarked “Auratia K.T.— Aug.— 1869,” an early name for Denver.

No. 1318 Sent to P. O. Hundley in Quincy, California. Taken by Whiting and Co.’s Express. Inside is a letter dated September 1855 written by H. B. Summers in Marysville.

No. 1319 Sent to Louis H. Bickford in Dresden Mills, California. Taken by Whiting and Co.’s Express to Bidwell’s Bar where it was put in the mail.

No. 1320 Sent to John A. Ritchie in San Francisco, California. Taken by Whiting and Co.’s Express and Wells Fargo.

No. 1321 Unused cover with a frank for the Downieville and Howland Flat Express Co.