Sent by express
Wells Fargo worked with other express companies to deliver letters. These letters were sent by Everts, Davis and Co.’s Express and Everts, Wilson and Co.’s Express.
No. 302 Sent to James H. Haun from Georgetown, Kentucky, to Marysville, dated June 3, 1855. Taken by Everts Davis and Co.’s Express from Marysville and delivered to Haun “opposite mouth of Nelson’s Creek”.
No. 303 Sent to J. W. Nicholson at Downieville who was County Clerk of Sierra Co. from 1854 to 1855. Forwarded by Everts Davis and Co.’s Express.
No. 304 Sent to Miss Harriet Jones in Sunbury, Delaware County, Ohio. Taken by Everts, Davis and Co. from Plumas County to Marysville, where the letter continued by U.S. mail. The Everts, Davis and Co frank, issued April 1, 1856, is the earliest of its kind.
No. 305 Sent to County Clerk G. H. Tuttle in Downieville, California. Taken by Everts, Davis and Co. Sent in part by Everts, Wilson and Co.’s Express. Sent from La Porte, which changed its name from Rabbit Town in 1857.
Express receipt from Bidwell’s Bar, California, confirming the forwarding of $5 to George Whitman in Sacramento. The receipt lists the route and stations of Everts Davis and Co. and was signed by Everts, Davis and Co agent Henry Kutz.