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The Butterfield overland mail

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Papamoa Press,
Pub. Date:
2018.
Language:
English
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This is the classic firsthand account by Waterman L. Ormsby, a reporter who in 1858 crossed the western states as the sole through passenger of the Butterfield Overland Mail stage on its first trip from St. Louis to San Francisco. Ormsby's reports, which promptly appeared in the "New York Herald, "are lively and exciting. He describes the journey in close detail, giving full accounts of the conveyances, the accommodations, the other passengers, the country through which they passed, the dangers to which they were exposed, and the constant necessity for speed.
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9781789125580
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subject_facetButterfield Overland Trail
Coaching (Transportation) -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century
Electronic books
Ormsby, Waterman Lilly, -- 1834-1908 -- Travel -- West (U.S.)
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Postal service -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel
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Ormsby, Waterman Lilly
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Postal service
Travel