Sent by express
Wells Fargo worked with other express companies to deliver letters. These letters were sent by Berthouds Mule Team Express, F. W. Blake and Co.’s Express, Bowers Express, and Brents and Nelson’s Express.
No. 255 Sent by Berthouds Mule Team Express from the vicinity of Treasure City, Nevada, and forwarded by mail to William M. Patterson in San Jose, California. Berthouds Mule Team Express collected letters from camps in the vicinity of Treasure City, Nevada, and deposited them in the Post Office at Treasure City.
No. 256 Sent by F. W. Blake and Co.’s Express from Weaverville to Sacramento, and forwarded by Wells Fargo to John C. Carrol at the corner of Battery and Commercial streets in a “Boot and Shoe Store” in San Francisco, California.
No. 257 Sent by F. W. Blake and Co.’s Express from Weaverville, and forwarded by Wells Fargo to Tandler and Co. in San Francisco, California.
No. 258 Sent by Bower’s Express from mining camps to Sacramento, California, and forwarded by mail to Mrs. Susan Gay in Windsor, Windsor County, Vermont. Bower’s Express ran from Nevada City, Grass Valley, and Rough and Ready to Sacramento.
No. 259 Sent by Brents and Nelson’s Express to William Trimble in Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California. Letter enclosed is dated February 12th, 1863, from John Day. Brents and Nelson’s Express was bought out by Rundell and Jones on June 6th, 1863.