Pony Express

Description: Description of the overland journey of the horse-riding mail carriers of the Pony Express, organized by William Russell of the freighting firm of Russell, Majors & Waddell, from Saint Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, from the late 1850s to the early 1860s.
Date: 1997
Location: MVSC 979.2 D96d
Collection: Desert between the Mountains: Mormons, Miners, Padres, Mountain Men, and the Opening of the Great Basin, 1772-1869
Pages: 257-262
Item Type: Book Section


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