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Wells Fargo delivers

How do we know these letters were sent by Wells Fargo? Look carefully and you will see each cover contains an oval stamp with the company’s name and a town name. The Wells Fargo agent marked each letter with this contact information. If the letter became lost, it could be redirected by contacting the agent in that town.

No. 12 Sent by Wells Fargo from Columbia to bankers Fritz and Ralston in San Francisco, California.

No. 13 Sent by Wells Fargo to bankers Fritz and Ralston in San Francisco, California. This cover passed through Moore’s Flat and Nevada, California.

No. 14 Sent by Wells Fargo from Sonora to J. W. Mandeville, the State Surveyor, in Sacramento, California.

No. 15 Sent by Wells Fargo from Santa Cruz to James F. Reed in San Jose, California.

No. 16 Sent by Wells Fargo from San Bernardino to the Wells Fargo agent in Downieville, California.

No. 17 Sent by Wells Fargo from Hornitos to the Wells Fargo agent in Downieville, California.

Wells Fargo bill of exchange for William H. Simmons. Sent from Sacramento, California, to the company’s office at 82 Broadway, New York City, New York, on August 18th, 1859.