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Sent by express

Wells Fargo worked with other express companies to deliver letters. These letters were sent by Everts and Co.’s Express and Everts, Snell and Co.’s Express.

No. 296 Sent to Lyndon Osborn. It was forwarded by Everts and Co.’s Express from Sacramento City, California to Onion Valley for $2. Inside is a letter from Lyndon’s son in Albion, Indiana, dated March 27, 1852.

No. 297 Sent to John D. Worden by Everts and Co.’s Express from Sacramento, California, to Brown Valley for $1.25. Inside are two letters from Elisa Worden in Albion, Michigan, to her husband in California. In the first letter dated August 1, 1852, Elisa pleads for news from John. In the second letter dated March 27, 1853, Elisa writes of her plans to travel to California to reunite with him.

No. 298 Sent to John D. Worden by Everts Sneel and Co.’s Express from Marysville, California to Brown Valley for $1.25. Inside is a letter dated September 26, 1851, from Jane Ann Worden in Albion, Michigan, to her father in California.

No. 299 Sent to John D. Worden by Everts Sneel and Co.’s Express from Marysville, California to Brown Valley for $1.50. Inside are two letters dated September 18, 1853 sent from Albion, Michigan to California from Jane Ann Worden to her father and from Elisa Worden to husband.

No. 300 Sent from Elk River, Iowa, to Marysville, California. This letter was addressed to James H. Haun who was a brother of U.S. Senator H.T. Haun at Marysville. Taken up by Everts and Co.’s Express in Marysville, and delivered to Haun “opposite mouth of Nelson Creek Plumas Co.” Delivery charge $1.00.

No. 301 Sent from Georgetown, Kentucky, on May 10, 1854 to James H. Haun in Marysville, California. Taken up by Everts and Co.’s Express from Marysville and delivered to Haun somewhere in Plumas Co. The delivery charge was $1.25.