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Published by Pony Express History and Art Gallery in San Rafael, Calif .
Written in English

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  • Pony express.

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Waddell F. Smith.
ContributionsSettle, Raymond W., 1888-, Smith, Waddell F., ed., Pony Express History and Art Gallery.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE6375 .B8 1964
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 110 p.
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4882337M
LC Control Number76011126

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The Story of the Pony Express. An account of the most remarkable mail service ever in existence, and its place in history. By. Glenn D. Bradley. Author of Winning the Southwest. To My Parents. Preface. This little volume has but one purpose to give an authentic, useful, and readable account of the Pony Express. The Story of the Pony Express offers an in depth account behind the need for a mail route to connect the eastern U. S. with the rapidly populating west coast following the gold rush of California, the springing up of lumber camps, and all incidental needs arising from the settling of the western frontier. The Pony Express was the first rapid transit and the first fast mail line across the North American continent from the Missouri River to the Pacific Coast. It was a system by means of which messages were carried swiftly on horseback across the plains and deserts, and over the mountains of the far West. The Story of the Pony Express offers an in depth account behind the need for a mail route to connect the eastern U.S. with the rapidly populating west coast following the gold rush of California, the springing up of lumber camps, and all incidental needs arising from the settling of the western frontier/5(33).