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Pony Express begins...



Item # 597709

April 5, 1860

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Apr. 5, 1860 

* The famous Pony Express takes off
* Debut run
* Historic report


Page 5 contains a great--and historic--report on the very beginning of the ill-fated Pony Express system, which lasted for just a year but did much to enliven the lore of Western Americana. See the photo for the text which tells of the inauguration of the Pony Express.
Eight pages, a few discrete archival mends at margins, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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$178.00