Waifs from the Way – Bills of an Old Expressman by T. W. Tucker, Boston, 1872 – 143 pages. (PDF Copy) Carriers express & local business as far back as 1811 in the day of the old Burrell line of Salem and Boston Stage.
Stimson’s Express History by A. L. Stimson, (PDF Copy) first published in 1860, but rewritten, enlarged & published in 1881 as a subscription work only by the author and printed by Baker & Godwin N.Y. City. A most comprehensive work of ab. 400 pages covering the field of express history from the time of Hornden in 1839 down to the date of publication.
Marysville in 1849 was a city of 4 shanties one of the shanties having 4 panes of glass in it eas called the Palace Hotel.