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The Story of the Pony Express by Glenn D. Bradley

Book Name:
The Story of the Pony Express
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The Story of the Pony Express The Story of the Pony Express Glenn D. Bradley by Glenn D. Bradley
Book Size:
25,371 / 84 pg
Mnybks.net:
1204
Publisher:
gutenberg.org
Date of Addition:
1913
Copyright Date:
1913
Copyrighted By:
Glenn D. Bradley from gutenberg.org
Adult content:
No
Language:
English
Categories:
History, Western
Grade Levels:
F
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Admin
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The Story of the Pony Express by Glenn D. Bradley description:

An account of the most remarkable mail service ever in existence, and its place in history.

nt of such a plan, for it made a close cooperation between the California loyalists and the Federal Government possible until after the crisis did pass. Yet, strange as it may seem, this providential enterprise was not brought into existence nor even materially aided by the Government. It was organized and operated by a private corporation after having been encouraged in its inception by a United States Senator who later turned traitor to his country.

It finally happened that in the winter of 1859-60, Mr. William Russell, senior partner of the firm of Russell, Majors, and Waddell, was called to Washington in connection with some Government freight contracts. While there he chanced to become acquainted with Senator Gwin who, having been aroused, as we have seen, several years before, by one of the firm's subordinates, at once brought before Mr. Russell the need of better mail connections over the Central route, and of the especial need of better communication should war occur.

Russell at once awo



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