The Butterfield overland mail
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San Marino, Calif. : Huntington Library, 1991.
Physical Desc:
xv, 179 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Status:
La Farge Southwest
978 Orm
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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. Serving as a frontispiece is a fold-out reproduction of the earliest known through timetable of the Overland Mail Company.
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0873280954, 9780873280952

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Account written by "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"--Back cover.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Ormsby, W. L., Wright, L. H., & Bynum, J. M. (1991). The Butterfield overland mail. San Marino, Calif.: Huntington Library.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Ormsby, Waterman Lilly, 1834-1908, Lyle Henry Wright and Josephine M. Bynum. 1991. The Butterfield Overland Mail. San Marino, Calif.: Huntington Library.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Ormsby, Waterman Lilly, 1834-1908, Lyle Henry Wright and Josephine M. Bynum, The Butterfield Overland Mail. San Marino, Calif.: Huntington Library, 1991.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Ormsby, Waterman Lilly, Lyle Henry Wright, and Josephine M Bynum. The Butterfield Overland Mail. San Marino, Calif.: Huntington Library, 1991. Print.

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