1861 Wells Fargo & Company Printed Announcement of Discontinuance of Overland Mail Via Los Angeles
One page folded notice datelined San Francisco, April 8, 1861, To Our Agents Who Sell Exchange, announcing that the semi-weekly overland mail via Los Angeles has been discontinued and that on July 1 it will be replaced by daily overland mail via Sacramento, Placerville, Carson Valley and Salt Lake, advises agents. While this interruption continues, we must depend upon the Steamers (via Panama) and the Pony Express, also notes All Drafts which are to be forwarded by PONY EXPRESS, should be so NOTED in your advices, paper loss at bottom left, tear and nick at top edge. Historical document related to both the Butterfield Route and the Pony Express over the Central Route.
1856 San Francisco Drexel Sather Church Bankers Sailing Ship Whaler Harpon Whale Illustrated Exchang
to A.J. Wheeler Esq. Cincinnati Ohio April 10 1856 Bill of Exchange with crease folds and paper chips at lower and left center edges. Printers - Dforth,Bald and Co. New York and Philada.