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Brown & Richardson’s Express,
Notes On Express

Brown & Richardson’s Express, Notes On Express
BROWN & RICHARDSON’S EXPRESS
Dec. 1854
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All that is known {of this express} so far is that they operated in Dec. 1854, connecting with Swift & Co at Petaluma, {Sonoma County, Cal.} T. Line from Petaluma to Santa Rosa, Sonoma County and Russian River, also Sonoma County. Wells Fargo & Co had an office at Russian River Station. Where they carried express matter to Moscow, Sonoma Cty. Cal. This station was in existence V.M.B. in 1897 as stated in the 1897 Directory of the W.F. & Co. Expr. It is assumed that theExpress used a handstamp.

Burn’s E(x)press # 55 W.

Mr Wiltsee writes see p 469 Burns of Burns7 Express frist name unknown ran between Stockton and Sonora. He was the only express man known to be unfaithful to his trust as he defaulted with the miners’ dust in August 1850