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Overland Mail initiates the first transcontinental mail service to San Francisco...



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October 10, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 10, 1858 

* First transcontinental mail service success
* Arrives at San Francisco, California


Page 4 has a report noting the very first transcontinental mail service to San Francisco, with: "Very Late From California" "Arrival of the First Overland Mail" "Short Trip Across the Plains" with several dispatches. See the hyperlink for further details. A very significant event in the settling of the West.
Eight pages, nice condition.

Category: The Old West

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