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Sent by express

Wells Fargo worked with other express companies to deliver letters. These letters were sent by La Porte Express Co. and Leland and McCombe’s Express.

No. 456 Unused cover with a frank for La Porte Express and Co., which ran from La Porte and the Gibsonville Ridge to Marysville, California starting in 1865.

No. 457 Sent to S. Gibson in Colusa, California, by Wells Fargo. On the purchase of the La Porte Express Co. by Wells Fargo, its franks were overprinted and used by the later.

No. 458 Sent to Samuel Grosh by Leland and McCombe’s Express, which operated from San Francisco, Crescent City, Humboldt Bay, and adjacent points from 1853 to 1854.

No. 459 Account for express shipment by Leland and McCombe’s Express from San Francisco to the County Courts of San Cruz County. Peter Tracy signed April 7, 1854, that “the above duty” of payment had been performed. Contains a frank for Leland and McCombe’s Express.

Photograph of La Porte, California, 1930s.

Photograph of Gibsonville, California, 1930s.