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1. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors 1998 Entry about Alexander Majors (1814-1900), "[f]reighting expert" of the Kansas City area starting in 1840s Independence, Missouri along the Santa Fe Trail and later becoming a partner in the Pony Express....

2. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors 1999 Biographical information about Alexander Majors (1814-1900), the primary force of the Russell, Majors, & Waddell overland freighting business, operating wagons and stagecoaches, including the Pony Express,...

3. Famous since the Days of the Pony Express Famous since the Days of the Pony Express 1950 History with pictures of the beer company since 1859.

4. Index: Pony Express Courier, June 1934 to May 1944 and The Pony Express, June 1944 to May 1954 Index: Pony Express Courier, June 1934 to May 1944 and The Pony Express, June 1944 to May 1954 1955 Index for two magazines dealing with the Pony Express.

5. John Major and Alexander Majors John Major and Alexander Majors 1901 Biographical sketches of Reverend John Sleet Major, or John Major (1788-1872), and Alexander Majors (1814-1900). Description of John Major as "a fine type of the pioneer preacher" and native of Virginia...

6. John Renick, Wagonmaster John Renick, Wagonmaster 1896 Biographical sketch of John Thomas Renick, or John Renick, a western trader "engaged in the freighting business as a wagonmaster for the firm of Russell, Major & Waddell." Born in "1834, in the first hotel...

7. Louisa Johnston Louisa Johnston 1992 Photo and bio of Louisa Poteet Johnston, or Louisa Johnston (1890-1979), preservationist and resident of the home of her great-grandfather, western freighter Alexander Majors at 8145 State Line Road. Description...

8. Map of the Pony Express Trail, Beginning April 3rd, 1860, from St. Joseph, Mo., and Sacramento, Calif. Map of the Pony Express Trail, Beginning April 3rd, 1860, from St. Joseph, Mo., and Sacramento, Calif. 1935 Bound, fold-out map of the Pony Express trail in 1860, from Saint Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, with illustrations.

9. Overland Mail Carriers Overland Mail Carriers June 22, 1905 Chapters of the book about the overland mail services from Saint Joseph to the Far West in the late 1850s to early 1860s, carried out by the Pony Express of Russell, Majors & Waddell, and by the Central...

10. Pony Express Pony Express 1997 Description of the overland journey of the horse-riding mail carriers of the Pony Express, organized by William Russell of the freighting firm of Russell, Majors & Waddell, from Saint Joseph, Missouri,...