Mails of the Westward Expansion, 1803 to 1861 – Appendix D

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Appendix D
Central Overland Trip List,
1850 to 1861

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This appendix includes trip tables for the various mail contracts along segments of the Central Route. These contracts are described in detail in Chapter Seven. The tables in this appendix show the scheduled departure and arrival times for each contract, separated into eastbound and westbound sub-tables. The “Notes” column in each table includes actual performance against the schedule for many of the trips.

The information is presented here according to the following outline:

Division 1 – Between Salt Lake City and Missouri, 1850-1861

  1. Woodson (Aug 1, 1850 to Jun 30, 1854), eastbound / westbound
  2. Magraw (Jul 1, 1854 to Nov 30, 1856), eastbound / westbound
  3. Individual Trip Contracts (Dec 1, 1856 to Jan 31, 1857, no listings)
  4. Kimball (Feb 2, 1857 to Jun 30, 1857), eastbound / westbound
  5. No service (Jul 1, 1857 to Sep 30, 1857), no listings
  6. Miles (Oct 1, 1857 to Mar 30, 1858, eastbound / westbound
  7. Hockaday (May 1, 1858 to Jun 30 1859), eastbound / westbound
  8. COC&PP (Jul 1, 1859 to Jun 30, 1861), eastbound / westbound

Division 2 – Between California and Salt Lake City

  1. Chorpenning (May 3, 1851 to Mar 1 1853), eastbound / westbound
  2. Blanchard (Mar 15, 1853 to Jul 15, 1853), eastbound / westbound
  3. Chorpenning (Jul 1, 1853 to Jun 30, 1854), eastbound / westbound
  4. Chorpenning (Jul 1, 1854 to Jun 30, 1858), eastbound / westbound
  5. Chorpenning (Jul 1 1858 to May 10, 1860), eastbound / westbound
  6. COC&PP (Jun 1, 1860 to Jun 30, 1861), eastbound / westbound

Division 3 – Between Oregon and Salt Lake City

Brown & Torrence Contract (Jul 1, 1851 to Jun 30, 1854), eastbound / westbound
DIVISION 1 - Woodson Contract (Aug 1, 1850 to Jun 1, 1854) - EASTBOUND Salt Lake City to Missouri, Schedule Dates / Actual
DIVISION 1 - Woodson Contract (Aug 1, 1850 to Jun 1, 1854) - EASTBOUND Salt Lake City to Missouri, Schedule Dates / Actual (cont.)
DIVISION 1 - Woodson Contract (Aug 1, 1850 to Jun 1, 1854) - WESTBOUND Salt Lake City to Missouri, Schedule Dates / Actual
DIVISION 1 - Woodson Contract (Aug 1, 1850 to Jun 1, 1854) - WESTBOUND Salt Lake City to Missouri, Schedule Dates / Actual (cont.)
DIVISION 1 - Magraw Contract (Jul 1, 1854 to Nov 30, 1856) - EASTBOUND Salt Lake City to Missouri, Schedule Dates / Actual
DIVISION 1 - Magraw Contract (Jul 1, 1854 to Nov 30, 1856) - WESTBOUND Salt Lake City to Missouri, Schedule Dates / Actual
DIVISION 1 - Kimball Contract (Feb 2, 1857 to Jun 30, 1857) - EASTBOUND Salt Lake City to Missouri, Schedule Dates / Actual
DIVISION 1 - Kimball Contract (Feb 2, 1857 to Jun 30, 1857) - WESTBOUND Salt Lake City to Missouri, Schedule Dates / Actual
DIVISION 1 - Miles Contract (Oct 1, 1857 to Mar 30, 1857) - COMBINED Between Utah and Missouri, Schedule Dates
DIVISION 1 - Hockaday / COC&PPE Contracts (May 1, 1858 to Jun 30, 1861) - COMBINED Between Utah and Missouri, Combined Schedule Summary
DIVISION 2 - First Chorpenning Contract (May 3, 1851 to June 30, 1854) - EASTBOUND California to Salt Lake City, Schedule Dates / Actual
DIVISION 2 - First Chorpenning Contract (May 3, 1851 to June 30, 1854) - EASTBOUND California to Salt Lake City, Schedule Dates / Actual (cont.)
DIVISION 2 - First Chorpenning Contract (May 3, 1851 to June 30, 1854) - WESTBOUND California to Salt Lake City, Schedule Dates / Actual
DIVISION 2 - First Chorpenning Contract (May 3, 1851 to June 30, 1854) - EASTBOUND California to Salt Lake City, Schedule Dates / Actual (cont.)
DIVISION 2 - Blanchard Contract (Mar 15, 1853 to Jul 9, 1853 - EASTBOUND California to Salt Lake City, Schedule Dates / Actual
DIVISION 2 - Blanchard Contract (Mar 15, 1853 to Jul 9, 1853 - WESTBOUND Salt Lake City to California, Schedule Dates / Actual
DIVISION 2 - First Chorpenning Contract Resumed (Jul 1, 1853 to Jun 30, 1854) - EASTBOUND California to Salt Lake City, Schedule Dates / Actual
DIVISION 2 - First Chorpenning Contract Resumed (May 3, 1851 to Jun 30, 1854) - WESTBOUND Salt Lake City to California, Schedule Dates / Actual
DIVISION 2 - First Chorpenning Contract Resumed (May 3, 1851 to Jun 30, 1854) - WESTBOUND Salt Lake City to California, Schedule Dates / Actual
DIVISION 2 - Second Chorpenning Contract (Jul 1, 1854 to Jun 30, 1858) - EASTBOUND California to Salt Lake City, Schedule Dates / Actual (cont.)
DIVISION 2 - Second Chorpenning Contract (Jul 1, 1854 to Jun 30, 1858) - WESTBOUND California to Salt Lake City, Schedule Dates / Actual
DIVISION 2 - Second Chorpenning Contract (Jul 1, 1854 to Jun 30, 1858) - WESTBOUND California to Salt Lake City, Schedule Dates / Actual (cont)
DIVISION 2 - Third Chorpenning Contract (Jul 1, 1858 to May 10, 1860) - COMBINED Between Placerville and Salt Lake City, Schedule of Departures
DIVISION 2 - COC&PPE (Jun 1, 1860 to Jun 30, 1861) - COMBINED Between Placerville and Salt Lake City, Schedule of Departures
DIVISION 3 - Brown & Torrance Contract (Jul 1, 1851 to June 30, 1854) - EASTBOUND Oregon to Salt Lake City, Schedule Dates / Actual
DIVISION 3 - Brown & Torrance Contract (Jul 1, 1851 to June 30, 1854) - WESTBOUND From Salt Lake City to Dalles, Schedule Dates / Actual
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