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Sent by express

Wells Fargo worked with other express companies to deliver letters. These letters were sent by Rundell and Co.’s Express, Sacramento River Express, River Express, Schoch’s Copper City Express, and Sanderson and Co.’s California and Oregon Coast Overland Mail Co.

No. 546 Sent from John Day Country to Thomas Kincaid in Eugene City, Oregon, by Rundell and Co.’s Express, which ran in 1864 from the Dalles to the John Day Country, Oregon. It succeeded Rundell and Jones’ Express who had in turn bought out Brents and Nelson’s Express on June 6, 1863.

No. 547 Sent to John Goodwin in Quincy, California. Taken by the Sacramento River Express, which operated from San Francisco to various points up the Sacramento River to Quincy.

No. 548 Sent to Wagner Bradford in San Francisco, California. Taken by River Express, which operated from San Francisco to points along the Sacramento River.

No. 549 Sent from Copper City to Miss Ella F. Gage in Shasta, California. Taken by Schoch’s Copper City Express, which operated in Copper City and Shasta County.

No. 550 Sent from Yreka to Mrs. H. H. Baurns in Berryvale, California. Taken by Sanderson and Co.’s California and Oregon Coast Overland Mail, which operated on the California and Oregon Stage Company’s line.

Photograph of Ono, California, 1930s.