Sent by express
Wells Fargo worked with other express companies to deliver letters. These letters were sent by Gregory’s Express.
No. 348 Sent by Gregory’s Express from Sacramento, California, to Brittan and Southworth in San Francisco. Possibly sent May 11, 1851. Joseph W. Gregory created one of the largest gold rush expresses by connecting small local expresses and offering international service. After expanding too quickly, Gregory’s Express ended in 1853.
No. 349 Sent by Gregory’s Express from San Francisco, California, to James L. L. P. Warren in Sacramento.
No. 350 Sent by Gregory’s Express from Marysville, California, to merchant Charles W. Crosby in San Francisco. Inside is a letter dated August 12, 1851 from Jones and Co. in Marysville about a recent shipment of onions.
No. 351 Sent by Gregory’s Express care of Bullitt and Patrick from Sacramento, California, to A. Miller in San Francisco. Inside is a letter dated October 7, 1851 from W. N. Bullitt about a recent business offer from H. B. H.
No. 352 Sent by Gregory’s Express from Shasta, California, to Flint, Peabody and Co. in San Francisco. Inside is a letter dated February 17, 1852 from George Patch in Colusa.
No. 353 Sent by Gregory’s Express to merchant L. D. P. Tiller in San Francisco, California.
No. 353A Sent by Gregory’s Express to Robert R. Carrington, pursuer of the steamboat New Orleans. Although originally sent to San Francisco, it was redirected to Sydney, Australia, and received July 20, 1853.