• Mining expert and historian Ernest A. Wiltsee (1862-1947)
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Wiltsee Collection panels 21-30

2019-03-20T13:55:45-08:00
Posted on March 18, 2019

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No. 120 Wells Fargo cover with handstamp for Placerville, Boise, Idaho Territory.

No. 121 Sent by Wells Fargo from Centerville, Idaho Territory, to Mr. William Minniez at Aurora Mills in Marion County, Oregon.

No. 122 Sent by Wells Fargo from Walla Walla to Harry Norton in Idaho City, Boise.

No. 123 Sent by Wells Fargo from Placerville in Boise Basin, Idaho Territory, to Mr. William Blackerby in Silverton, Oregon.

No. 124 Sent by Wells Fargo from Umatilla, Oregon, to H. Parker in Walla Walla.

No. 125 Sent by Wells Fargo from the “State of California Department of State” from Weaverville to Elisha Hall in Douglas City, Trinity County, California. It contains a note that it was received on November 15th, 1869.

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No. 126 Sent by Wells Fargo to the Bank of California in San Francisco, California.

No. 127 Sent by Wells Fargo from Livingston and Co., “Importers & Jobbers of Wine & Liquors,” on California Street in San Francisco, California. The cover is addressed to Sun Sun Wa and Co. in Coulterville, Mariposa. Inside is a letter dated January 27th, 1883.

No. 128 Sent by Wells Fargo from Lewiston, Idaho Territory, to the Bank of California in San Francisco, California. The name John P. Vollmer and the date August 23, 1882, appear on the handstamp from Lewiston.

No. 129 Sent by Wells Fargo from Wild Flower, California, to the Bank of California in San Francisco, California.

No. 130 Sent by Wells Fargo from Sacramento to A. A. Pond and Co. in Todds Valley, Placer County, California.

No. 131 Sent by Wells Fargo from Hite’s Cove to A. Halsey at the Safe Deposit Building in San Francisco, California. Letter enclosed is dated January 4th, 1887, from Jacob J. Dolan, Superintendent of the Mexican mine in Mariposa.

No. 132 Sent by Wells Fargo from Penryn to the Cashier of the Bank of California, Thomas R. Brown, in San Francisco, California.

No. 133 Sent by Wells Fargo from Calistoga to A. Halsey at 200 Sansome Street in San Francisco, California. Letter enclosed is dated September 29th, 1874, from the Indemnity Union concerning B. B. Marshall.

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No. 134 Sent by Wells Fargo care of A. K. Grim to Miriam E. Phillips at No. 7 Van Ness Street in San Francisco, California.

No. 135 Sent by Wells Fargo from Sonora to Mrs. A. D. Moore at the Gilroy Hot Springs in California.

No. 136 Sent by Wells Fargo from San Francisco to Mrs. A. D. Moore at the White Sulphur Springs in Napa County, California.

No. 137 Sent by Wells Fargo from San Francisco to Miss Kittie Risen in Centerville, Alameda County, California.

No. 138 Sent by Wells Fargo from Borden to A. Hewel in Modesto, Stanislaus County, California.

No. 139 Sent by Wells Fargo from Mrs. A. D. Moore in Nicasio, Marin County, California.

No. 140 Sent by Wells Fargo from San Francisco to Miles Schafull in Gibsonville, California.

No. 141 Sent by Wells Fargo on November 29th, 1870. Sent from San Francisco to Thomas H. Merry in Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California.

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No. 142 Sent by Wells Fargo from J. H. Wells at the Plumas Ranch in Yuba County, California, in 1857, to Richard Wells in Hudson, Columbia County, New York.

No. 143 Sent by Wells Fargo from San Francisco, California, to David Chambers in New York.

No. 144 Sent by Wells Fargo from San Francisco, California, to William Cook in New York.

No. 145 Sent by Wells Fargo to Mrs. T. D. Judah in Greenfield, Massachusetts.

No. 146 Sent by Wells Fargo in the care of J. S. W. Parkin from San Francisco, California, to General E. A. Hitchcock at No. 128 Pearl Street, New York. There is a notation that it arrived by steamer on February 21, 1863.

No. 147 Unused Wells Fargo cover.

No. 148 Unused Wells Fargo cover.

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No. 149 Sent by Wells Fargo to Mrs. Mary L. Turrill in Oswego, Oswego County, New York. There is a note that it was delivered by steamer.

No. 150 Sent by Wells Fargo to Mrs. D. B. Stacey in Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania in 1862.

No. 151 Sent by Wells Fargo from San Francisco, California, to Andrew Mason at the U.S. Assay Office in New York.

No. 152 Sent by Wells Fargo in 1863 from San Francisco, California, to Lieut. M. H. Stacey of the 15th Infantry at Fort Hamilton in New York.

No. 153 Sent by Wells Fargo from Bannock City, Idaho Territory, to Phoebe A. Holcomb in Jenny Lind, Calaveras County, California.

No. 154 Sent by Wells Fargo and Salmon River and Nez Perces Express from Bannock City, Idaho Territory, to John Widmer in the Dalles, Oregon.

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No. 155 Sent by Wells Fargo from the Virginia Agency of the Bank of California in Virginia City, Nevada, to the Bank of California in San Francisco, California.

No. 156 Sent by Wells Fargo from the Meadow Valley Mining Co. in San Francisco, California, to D. M. Tyrrell in Pioche, Nevada.

No. 157 Unused Wells Fargo cover.

No. 158 Wells Fargo cover used by the State Controller’s Office.

No. 159 Sent by Wells Fargo to David M. Knightly in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

No. 160 Sent by Wells Fargo from the Gold Hill Agency to the Bank of California in San Francisco, California.

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No. 161 Sent by Wells Fargo from the Virginia Agency of the Bank of California in Virginia City, Nevada, to the Bank of California in San Francisco, California.

No. 162 Sent by Wells Fargo from Santa Clara to the Bauner Bros. in San Francisco, California.

No. 163 Sent by Wells Fargo from Fresno in the care of General Jo Hamilton to J. W. Ferguson in Sacramento, California.

No. 164 Sent by Wells Fargo from Roseburg, Oregon, to the Bank of California in San Francisco, California. The return address is the Bank of Santa Clara in Santa Clara, California.

No. 165 Unused Wells Fargo cover.

No. 165A Unused Wells Fargo cover.

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No. 166 Sent by Wells Fargo from San Francisco, California, to Mrs. John M. Sander in Bangor, Maine.

No. 166A Sent by Wells Fargo from Victoria, British Columbia, to Hugins in Fairplay, Grant County, Wisconsin.

No. 167 Sent by Wells Fargo from Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, to Mr. G on James Street in Brighton, Sussex, England.

No. 168 Sent by Wells Fargo from Victoria, Vancouver Island, to Scalmanini and Frapolli in San Francisco, California.

No. 169 Sent by Wells Fargo from Victoria, Vancouver Island, to Gustov Sutro in San Francisco, California.

No. 170 Sent by Wells Fargo from Victoria, Vancouver Island, to Paris, France.

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No. 171 Sent by Wells Fargo from Victoria, Vancouver Island, to George Webster Anderson at the Rail Road House in Fort Jale, British Columbia, Canada. Letter enclosed is dated January 29th, 1883.

No. 172 Sent by Wells Fargo from J. R. Hett in Victoria, British Columbia, to John Andrew Robertson in Virginia City, Nevada, and then returned to Mr. Hett.

No. 173 Unused Wells Fargo cover from Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

No. 174 Sent by Wells Fargo from A. Fenkhausen and Co., “Importers & Jobbers of Wines and Liquors,” at 414 Front Street, San Francisco, to Quang Yuen in California. The address is also written in Chinese.

No. 175 Sent by Wells Fargo from Wolters Bros. and Co., “Importers and wholesale Liquor dealers” of Pony Kentucky Bourbon in San Francisco to Quong Fung Hi and Co. in Downieville, Sierra County, California.

No. 176 Sent by Wells Fargo to David J. Spence in Santa Clara, California. The company frank contains illustrations of a pony express rider, a stagecoach, and a train.

No. 176A Sent by Wells Fargo to H. J. Small in Sacramento, California. It came from the L. C. Peterman at the Glendale Hotel in Blue Canyon, California, on September 30th, 1894. The Frank commemorates Wells Fargo’s exhibit at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893.

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No. 177 Sent by Wells Fargo from Honolulu, Hawaii, to Doctor George L. Voorhees in Vallejo, Solano County, California, by steamboat in 1890. It contains stamps of Elima Keneta with notations on the back that it was possibly sent by J. Ross.

No. 178 Unused Wells Fargo cover for service in Honolulu, Hawaii, with an illustration of a steamboat and marked as made in 1884.

No. 179 Unused Wells Fargo cover for service in Honolulu, Hawaii, with an illustration of a steamboat and marked as made in 1884.

No. 180 Unused Wells Fargo cover for service in Honolulu, Hawaii, with an illustration of a steamboat and with a stamp of Elima Keneta.

No. 181 Sent by Wells Fargo by steamboat from Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1883 to Louis Grecroire and Co. at No. 5 Post Street in San Francisco, California.

No. 182 Unused Wells Fargo cover for service in Honolulu, Hawaii, with an illustration of a steamboat and with a stamp of Elima Keneta.

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