Second Period Eastbound: August 15, 1860 - April 14, 1861
Pony Express Letter Sent to Liverpool, England

Only six Pony Express letters sent to foreign destinations are known: one each to England, Scotland, France, Germany, Switzerland, and Canada.

Red April 13 S.F. COCPP marking indicates $2.50 Express fee paid - only four examples known
Posted unpaid on April 26, 1861 at St. Joseph - 24 rate to England did not require prepayment
New York debited England 5 for U.S. inland postage on April 30 - 1 shilling due from recipient


Only two letters to foreign destinations are known from the Second Period

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Richard Frajola, May 2006