Third Period Eastbound: April 15, 1861 - June 30, 1861
Blue San Francisco "Running Pony" Postmark


$2 Wells Fargo Pony Express stamp paid oz. Express fee on May 11 in San Francisco
Arrived May 24, 1861 in St. Joseph - sent in U.S. mails from St. Joseph to Boston

$2 Express fee paid at San Francisco on May 1 - U.S. postage underpaid by Wells Fargo franked 3 envelope
Arrived May 14, 1861 in St. Joseph - one of two letters known addressed to the Confederate States
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Richard Frajola, May 2006