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How Long Did It Take a Letter to be Delivered Via Pony Express?
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TitleHow Long Did It Take a Letter to be Delivered Via Pony Express?
Abstract"In 10 days, riders could deliver a letter the 1,966 miles from the base in St. Joseph, Missouri, to the terminus in Sacramento, California. The record was seven days, 17 hours."
AuthorMarshall Trimble
DateNovember/December 1009
SourceTrue West
LocationPeriodicals
Volume56
Number11
Column NameAsk the Marshall
Page78
SubjectPostal service
Local SubjectPony Express
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID219105
CONTENTdm number38806
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