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Old waybills; the romance of the express companies,

Author: Alvin F Harlow
Publisher: New York, London, D. Appleton-Century Co., 1934.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harlow, Alvin F. (Alvin Fay), 1875-1963.
Old waybills.
New York, London, D. Appleton-Century Co., 1934
(OCoLC)570816342
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alvin F Harlow
OCLC Number: 1396741
Description: xii pages, 1 leaf, 503, 1 pages frontispiece, illustrations, plates, portraits, facsimiles 23 cm
Contents: The first Expressmen --
The two great pioneers, Harnden and Adams --
The rise of Wells and Fargo --
The Jacks and the beanstalk --
Adams annexs the South --
The salad days of The Express --
The first letter carriersof the Far West --
The Express riders of '49 --
The Express, the Post-Office and the editors --
the great Express panic --
Stage robbery becomes a trade --
The Overland Mail and Express --
The flying pony of the plains --
The shifting fortunes of Ben Holladay and Wells, Fargo --
The roaring camps of the North --
War creates a new Express company --
The wars around the plum tree --
Train robbery is invented --
The earnest and efficient James Boys --
The saga of Deadwood and young Sam Bass --
The poetical career of Black Bart --
The merry rivers of Oklahoma --
The strange case of Evans and Sontag --
The long scourge of robbery --
The varied service of the Express --
The zenith and decline of the Express companies --
consolidation and the air express
Other Titles: Waybills.
Romance of the express companies.
Responsibility: by Alvin F. Harlow.

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