The Butterfield Overland Mail: Only Through Passenger on the First Westbound Stage Waterman L. Ormsby

ISBN: 9780873282321

Published: August 15th 2007

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179 pages


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The Butterfield Overland Mail: Only Through Passenger on the First Westbound Stage  by  Waterman L. Ormsby

The Butterfield Overland Mail: Only Through Passenger on the First Westbound Stage by Waterman L. Ormsby
August 15th 2007 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 179 pages | ISBN: 9780873282321 | 10.41 Mb

This is the classic firsthand account by Waterman L. Ormsby, a reporter who in 1858 crossed the western states as the sole through passenger of the Butterfield Overland Mail stage on its first trip from St. Louis to San Francisco. Ormsbys reports,MoreThis is the classic firsthand account by Waterman L. Ormsby, a reporter who in 1858 crossed the western states as the sole through passenger of the Butterfield Overland Mail stage on its first trip from St.

Louis to San Francisco. Ormsbys reports, which promptly appeared in the New York Herald, are lively and exciting. He describes the journey in close detail, giving full accounts of the conveyances, the accommodations, the other passengers, the country through which they passed, the dangers to which they were exposed, and the constant necessity for speed.



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