Panel 2

Wells Fargo delivers

Look for the 1852 letter enclosed in cover No. 5 on this panel. Stores in gold rush towns like Marysville used Wells Fargo to send instructions to suppliers in other cities. Wells Fargo also delivered important goods from suppliers to stores.

No. 5 Sent by Wells Fargo from Marysville to San Francisco, California. Inside is a letter for Messrs. Merrill and Brigham at their Vegetable Store at 106 Long Wharf. The letter is dated December 4, 1852.

No. 6 Sent by Wells Fargo from San Francisco to William S. Hughson at the Comptroller Office in Sacramento, California. Letter enclosed is dated April 8th, 1854, from James H. Phinney.

No. 7 Sent by Wells Fargo from Sonora to Benicia, California, for J. W. Mandeville.

No. 8 Sent by Wells Fargo from Nevada to Sacramento, California, for Rev. R. Townsend Huddart at the Orleans Hotel.

No. 9 Sent by Wells Fargo from San Francisco to Sacramento, California, for Rev. G. S. Phillips. It is dated September 18th, 1856, from Rev. G. S. Duhl.

No. 10 Sent by Wells Fargo from Iowa Hill to J. W. Mandeville in Sacramento, California. This is a telegraph envelope for the Alta California Telegraph Company.

No. 11 Sent by Wells Fargo from San Francisco to M. Imdan Voorhees at Iowa Hill, California. It was redirected to Michigan City or Yankee Jim.