First Period Westbound: April 3, 1860 - July 30, 1860

Letters Delayed by Paiute Indian Uprising


Pony Express and U.S. postage free frank for California Senator Milton Latham in Washington
June 3, 1860 St. Joseph trip arrived in San Francisco on June 25 - waited for military escort

Red New York “California Pony Express Paid” marking - “5.00” indicates $5 express fee paid
Sent under cover to Pony agent at St. Joseph - “Running Pony” postmark shows June 10 departure date
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Richard Frajola, May 2006