Frajola World Covers


The Pony Express, A Postal History

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Trip

Pony

franking

P. O.

 franking

Address

Notes

#E3A

#ET-4

APR 20
SF-RP

PAID COPEC frank, ms $3.00

none

#U10
3c Nesbitt
ms 7c

 

Winters

Carson City, NV

special short distance rate

#E4A

#ET-7

carried under cover by Pony MAY 24 1860
New York

#26 3c Dull Red

Fox

Boston, MA

endorsed "per Pony Express from San Francisco May 11th 1860"

#E20A

#ET-33

SEP 22
SF-RP

OCT 3
SJ-COCPP

ms Via Pony

OCT 4 1860
SJ1

#U18
10c Nesbitt

Van Valer

N. Haverstraw, NY

 

#E39A

#ET-47

way
NOV 10 trip

Nov 23
SJ-COCPP

3c stamp over ms 1/4

NOV 24
SJ2

#26
3c Dull Red

White

Whitestown, NY

 

#E60A

#ET-80

 

way (March 6 trip)

ms Silver City March 7/61

ms Pony ... via Carson City, Paid $2.50

MAR 21
SJ2

#U16
10c Nesbitt

Brigham

Natick, MA

 

red WFC frank


(letter here)

#E110A

#ET-114

letter dated: JUL 10 1861
Ft. Bridger

ms Express Business Free, Jo S Roberson
did not enter P.O. Nat Stein

St. Joseph, MO
(re-numbered from #EX1)

way mail

E154A

#ET-132

 

SEP 3 WF
Stockton
SEP 17
SJ3

#U33
10c star die

Taylor

Geneva, NY

WF frank

SEP 4 trip

#W15A

#WT-40

 

SEP 30
SJ-COCPP

free
WH Russell

#U27
3c star die
Carter

Fort Bridger (UT)

 
#W51A

#WT-132

Type 2
WF frank
AUG 16
Philadelphia

#U41
10c Pumpkin

Stickland

San Jose, CA

Aug 18 trip ?

#W57A

#WT-140

SEP 15
SJ-COCPP/PE

(indicia replaced)

#U41
10c Pumpkin

Hoffman

San Francisco, CA

(re-numbered from #WX1)

PF cert "decline opinion"

renumbered from #WX1

 
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Richard Frajola (Sep 2012)