The Butterfield overland mail

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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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Wright, Lyle Henry, 1903-1979.
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subject_facet Butterfield Overland Trail
Coaching (Transportation) -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century
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
title_display The Butterfield overland mail
title_full The Butterfield overland mail / by Waterman L. Ormsby ; edited by Lyle H. Wright and Josephine M. Bynum
title_short The Butterfield overland mail
topic_facet Coaching (Transportation)
Description and travel
Ormsby, Waterman Lilly
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Postal service