Happy! - Nov 18 (Dear John Butterfield)
Subject: Happy! - Nov 18 (Dear John Butterfield)|
From: Abby Sale
Date: 18 Nov 05 - 08:15 AM
Along with Wells & Fargo he founded American Express in 1850 and the Overland Mail Co. in 1857. He won the government contract to carry mail from St. Louis to San Francisco and the first such arrived in San Francisco 10/10/1858.
The Dear John letter thus became possible out west.
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