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The first overland mail

by Robert Eugene Pinkerton

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Postal service -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert E. Pinkerton. Illustrated by Paul Lantz
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesLandmark books,, 40
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6395 .P55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination185 p.
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6133541M
      LC Control Number53006259
      OCLC/WorldCa2216409

      This is the classic firsthand account by Waterman L. Ormsby, a reporter who in 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. Ormsby's 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. A eulogistic and well padded narrative history of John Butterfield's line of stagecoaches that took passengers and mail across our continent ""on the swiftest journey horses have ever provided"". Little remembered today, Butterfield's Overland Mail turned many a track over the territory between St. Louis and California in the 's. Here are the men-Butterfield, his son and their helpers- and.

      [February 7th ] Publication history This poem was first published n the second edition of Departmental Ditties and Other Verses in See ORG Volume 8, page (verse number ). It was first named “Her Majesty’s Mail” but Kipling himself gave it the present name. First State Overland. likes. FSO is an adventure driven overlanding team that drives to inspire others, through episodic, seasonal trips, along the road less traveled. Join us, either in person.

      The first philatelic proof of the start of the Overland Mai! service is a cover from Iraq, inscribed 'BY SPECIAL OVERLAND MAIL / BAGHDAD TO HAIFA' and inside the envelopes there was a cutting from the Baghdad Times of a postal notice, published sometime in August (date of issue not known). Th at cover was posted at Hinaidi on the 23rd August and has a Baghdad H.Q. transit mark dated. The First Overland Mail, Robert E. Pinkerton, Papamoa Press. Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec -5% de réduction.


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Read this book if you think you might some time want to travel overland from London to Singapore. Or if you would never want to do it. Or if history is your thing. Fascinating. Well written. Then search online for the BBC documentary with the actual footage shot during the expedition/5.

The First Overland Mail book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Overland by Stagecoach Crossing the country by stagecoach was adventurous even by nineteenth-century standards. William Tallack, who traveled east by stagecoach innoted that “not one in a hundred travellers go eastward by the Overland on account of its risks and discomforts” (Lang, First Overland Mail, ).

Tallack observed that. the first overland mail butterfield trail Download the first overland mail butterfield trail or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the first overland mail butterfield trail book now.

This site is like a library, Use search box in. Butterfield Overland Mail (officially the Overland Mail Company) was a stagecoach service in the United States operating from to It carried passengers and U.S. Mail from two eastern termini, Memphis, Tennessee, and St. Louis, Missouri, to San Francisco, routes from each eastern terminus met at Fort Smith, Arkansas, and then continued through Indian Territory (Oklahoma.

The Butterfield Overland Mail in Indian territory, Red River Historical Review Fall, by Peterson, Susan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

See Eric Edis' book "The Impossible Takes A Little Longer". First Overland () First Overland: London-Singapore by Land Rover is the book recounting the expedition by Tim Slessor, originally published by The Companion Book Club under the title First Overland: The Story of the Oxford and Cambridge Far Eastern Expedition.

The First Overland Mail Paperback – Septem by Robert E. Pinkerton (Author), Paul Lantz (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 11 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(2). The first overland mail, (Landmark books) by Pinkerton, Robert E A readable copy.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Rating: % positive.

Butterfield Overland Mail Company book "[The overland mail trail is] the longest and most important route ever established in any country" —Postmaster General Aaron Brown. Stage line entrepreneur John Butterfield produced this record book for distribution to his conductors and station agents along the Butterfield Overland Mail trail.

This reprinted book, "First Overland: London-Singapore by Land Rover" recounts the Expedition from London to Singapore undertaken by six twenty-something lads from Oxford and Cambridge Universities in and Because they were young they didn't know enough to worry that it might not be possible, they managed to get sponsorship from the BBC /5(88).

A great book for the US history buff in your family. This book covers the desire/need to establish a reliable commerce route and a alternative to sending mail and passengers by boat from the East Coast to the West.

This is a story of the logistics, hardships and men involved in developing what turned out the be the longest mail route in the s: 7. Buy First Overland: London-Singapore by Land Rover New ed by Tim Slessor, Sir David Attenborough, Antony Barrington Brown (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(96). Butterfield's byway: America's first overland mail route across the West. Charleston, SC: The History Press. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Groves, Melody, Butterfield's Byway: America's First Overland Mail Route Across the West.

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'First Overland' is the name given to the Oxford & Cambridge Far Eastern Expedition (London to Singapore in 2 Land-Rovers). The book by Tim Slessor has been a favourite for 50 years, but the film made by Antony Barrington-Brown ('BB') for the BBC has rarely been seen.

It is now available on DVD, with commentary by the Expedition members. Get this from a library. The first overland mail, Butterfield trail, St. Louis to San Francisco, [Walter B Lang].

About this Item: Signal Books 3/25/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. First Overland: London-Singapore by Land Rover. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS InWells Fargo helped start the Overland Mail Company — the famed “Butterfield Line” — to meet the demand for speedy communications across the west.

InWells Fargo also took over operations of the western leg of the famed, but short-lived, Pony Express. InWells Fargo combined all the major western stage lines. Get this from a library. The first overland mail. [Robert Eugene Pinkerton] -- An account of the charting of the routes, the creation of way stations, supplying of men.

The first attempt at overland mail service to the West Coast came inwhen George Chorpenning and Absalom Woodward contracted with the U.S. government for monthly delivery of mail between Sacramento, California, and Salt Lake City, Utah, by way of the Carson Valley.The Overland Mail Company stage line of John Butterfield was also awarded a contract.

The stages used the 2, mile southern route between Tipton, Missouri and San Francisco, California, specified as a day run but often taking months.

Californians felt their isolation from lack of regular mail so a .The Overland Mail route is “the longest and most important route ever established in any country,” Postmaster General Aaron Venable Brown wrote in the company-issued record and schedule book, which it distributed to conductors, agents, drivers and station managers along the trail.