Sent by express
Wells Fargo worked with other express companies to deliver letters. These letters were sent by Hawes and Co.’s and Hinckley and Co.’s. A freight receipt for Dodge and Co.’s is also included.
No. 389 Sent to A. Hunt in New York City, New York. Taken by Hawes and Co.’s San Francisco and New York Express with agent J. W. Carrington representing the company in New York. The cover contains a stamp from G. F. Nesbitt in New York.
No. 390 Sent from Georgetown, California, to C. C. Carpenter. Sent in March 1861. The Colorado Territory had only just been formed from the Kansas, Nebraska, Utah, and New Mexico territories, which is why this letter is addressed to Denver City, Kansas. Taken by Hinckley and Co.’s Express Mail.
No. 391 Sent from Madison, Wisconsin, to George T. Clark. The Colorado Territory was later formed from the Kansas, Nebraska, Utah, and New Mexico territories, which is why this letter is addressed to Denver City, Kansas Territory. Taken by Hinckley and Co.’s Express from St. Joseph, Missouri.
No. 392 Sent to Judy Ambrose Cosset in Claremont, New Hampshire. Taken by Hinckley and Co.’s Express. Inside is a letter dated February 8, 1861 from Ezra J. Dickey.
Shipping receipt dated March 25, 1851, for three packages from A. G. Kimball in San Francisco, California, to the County Clerk in San Louis Obispo.