skip to content
Saddles and spurs : the pony express saga Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Saddles and spurs : the pony express saga

Author: Raymond W Settle; Mary Lund Settle
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1972.
Series: A Bison book
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This history of the Pony Express, which carried transcontinental mail from April 1860 to October 1861 includes biographical sketches of the founders, company personnel, and riders; a list and description of the stations; the organization and layout of the route; and background information on the overland mail issue, the freighting and stagecoach business, and the development of the telegraph and the Pacific railroad.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond W Settle; Mary Lund Settle
ISBN: 0803257651 9780803257658
OCLC Number: 2342887
Notes: Originally published in 1955 by Stackpole Company, Harrisburg, Pa.
Description: ix, 217 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Operators --
2. Background --
3. Organization --
4. They're Off! --
5. Honor Roll --
6. Honor Roll (cont.) --
7. Stations --
8. Stations (cont.) --
9. The Pah Ute War --
10. The Fateful Year, 1860 --
11. Defeat and Compromise --
12. The Pony Bows to the Lightning.
Series Title: A Bison book
Other Titles: Saddles & spurs
Responsibility: Raymond W. Settle [and] Mary Lund Settle.

Abstract:

Tells the story of the Pony Express, which carried transcontinental mail from April 3, 1860 to October 24, 1861, is one of the most invigorating and satisfying episodes in American history. This  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2342887> # Saddles and spurs : the pony express saga
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "2342887" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/455385#Place/lincoln> ; # Lincoln
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nbu> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1071025> ; # Pony express
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/383.4973/> ;
   schema:alternateName "Saddles & spurs" ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/273636773> ; # Mary Lund Settle
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/13596797> ; # Raymond W. Settle
   schema:datePublished "1972" ;
   schema:description "This history of the Pony Express, which carried transcontinental mail from April 1860 to October 1861 includes biographical sketches of the founders, company personnel, and riders; a list and description of the stations; the organization and layout of the route; and background information on the overland mail issue, the freighting and stagecoach business, and the development of the telegraph and the Pacific railroad."@en ;
   schema:description "1. Operators -- 2. Background -- 3. Organization -- 4. They're Off! -- 5. Honor Roll -- 6. Honor Roll (cont.) -- 7. Stations -- 8. Stations (cont.) -- 9. The Pah Ute War -- 10. The Fateful Year, 1860 -- 11. Defeat and Compromise -- 12. The Pony Bows to the Lightning."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/455385> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/455385#Series/a_bison_book> ; # A Bison book
   schema:name "Saddles and spurs : the pony express saga"@en ;
   schema:productID "2342887" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/2342887#PublicationEvent/lincoln_university_of_nebraska_press_1972> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/455385#Agent/university_of_nebraska_press> ; # University of Nebraska Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780803257658> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/2342887> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/455385#Agent/university_of_nebraska_press> # University of Nebraska Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "University of Nebraska Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/455385#Series/a_bison_book> # A Bison book
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2342887> ; # Saddles and spurs : the pony express saga
   schema:name "A Bison book" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1071025> # Pony express
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Pony express"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/13596797> # Raymond W. Settle
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1888" ;
   schema:deathDate "1967" ;
   schema:familyName "Settle" ;
   schema:givenName "Raymond W." ;
   schema:name "Raymond W. Settle" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/273636773> # Mary Lund Settle
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1888" ;
   schema:deathDate "1975" ;
   schema:familyName "Settle" ;
   schema:givenName "Mary Lund" ;
   schema:name "Mary Lund Settle" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780803257658>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0803257651" ;
   schema:isbn "9780803257658" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.