Western Express Quarterly Publication Previous Issues 1995 – 1999

///Western Express Quarterly Publication Previous Issues 1995 – 1999
Western Express Quarterly Publication Previous Issues 1995 – 1999 2017-07-05T16:00:19+00:00

Western Express
Quarterly Publication Previous Issues
1995 – 1999

1999

Western Cover Society's December 1999 Western Express

Western Express – December 1999 – 5.9 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush of 1849, as reported in the Alta California and Sacramento Placer Times by Alan H. Patera
An 1849 Gold Rush Letter by Dale Wilson
Observations upon Wells Fargo’s First Printed Franks Part 2: the Y1.855K Bug by Robert Chandler
Mail from Kauai, Part 5 by Randall E. Burt

Western Cover Society's September 1999 Western Express

Western Express – September 1999 – 7.9 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush of 1849, as reported in the Alta California and Sacramento Placer limes by Alan H. Patera
Gold Rush Letters Observations upon Wells Fargo’s First Printed Franks, Part 1 by Robert Chandler
Mail from Kauai, Part 4 by Randall E. Burt

Western Cover Society's June 1999 Western Express

Western Express – June 1999 – 8.9 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush of 1849, as reported in the Alta California and Sacramento Placer Times by Alan H. Patera
A Gold Rush Letter from Oahu by Frederick F. Gregory
California Prelude: Mr. Polk’s War with Mexico 1846-48 & its Aftermath by Ian M. Paton, FRPSL
The 1849 Gold Rush to California. They Came by Land and they came by Sea by Dale Wilson
Mail from Kauai, Part 3 by Randall E. Burt
Bamber & Co. A Fascinating Cover by Grace E. Devnich, M.D.

Western Cover Society's March 1999 Western Express

Western Express – March 1999 – 7.1 MB

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From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush of 1849, as reported in the Alta California by Alan H. Patera
A Trip to the Post Office in 1848. The story of the first overland mail from California by Eric A. Nelson
Mail from Kauai, Part 2 by Randall E. Burt
Advertising Covers of the California Midwinter International Exposition of 1894 by Grace E. Devnich, M.D.
More Western Patriotic Covers by James W. Milgram, M.D.

1998

Western Cover Society's December 1998 Western Express

Western Express – December 1998 – 6.8 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
The Prospects of San Francisco
Secretary’s Report
Mail from Kauai by Randall E. Burt
Pah-Ute County, Arizona Territory by J.L. Meyer
The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Domestic Express Business by Bruce H. Mosher
Old News by Oscar Thomas
The Other Fargo by Michael J. Rainey

Western Cover Society's September 1998 Western Express

Western Express – September 1998 – 7.7 MB

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From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Domestic Express Business by Bruce H. Mosher
An 1846 Overland Letter from Oregon by John White
Civil War Patriotic Covers of Western Manufacture, Part 2 by James W. Milgram, M.D.
Old News – Updates to California Town Postmarks by Oscar Thomas
Mono County – New Listings by Oscar Thomas

Western Cover Society's June 1998 Western Express

Western Express – June 1998 – 4.6 MB

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From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
Civil War Patriotic Covers of Western Manufacture by James W. Milgram, M.D.
Old News – Updates to California Town Postmarks by Oscar Thomas
Inyo County – New Listings by Oscar Thomas
The Great Mail Robbery at Royston, Oregon from the Klamath Republican

Western Cover Society's March 1998 Western Express

Western Express – March 1998 – 5.1 MB

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From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
Coloma Letter from John Allen
Gillpatrick’s Express by Edward A. Weinberg and James W. Milgram
Notes on San Carlos by Oscar Thomas
Establishing a Postal System in California from Dale Wilson

1997

Western Cover Society's December 1997 Western Express

Western Express – December 1997 – 8.6 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
Coloma, California – Letters from Coloma by Alan H. Patera
Early Expresses in Shasta, Trinity and Siskiyou Counties Part 3: Siskiyou County by Robert D. Livingston

Western Cover Society's September 1997 Western Express

Western Express – September 1997 – 6.7 MB

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Henry M. Spelman III, 1926-1997
From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
Early Expresses in Shasta, Trinity and Siskiyou Counties Part 2: Trinity County by Robert D. Livingston
The Manzanar Post Offices of Inyo and Los Angeles Counties by Oscar Thomas
The “Newlands Find” of Nevada Revenue-Stamped Documents Part 2 by Michael Mahler

Western Cover Society's September 1997 Western Express

Western Express – June 1997 – 8 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
Early Expresses in Shasta, Trinity and Siskiyou Counties by Robert D. Livingston
The “Newlands Find” of Nevada Revenue-Stamped Documents by Michael Mahler
Bancroft’s Guide for Travelers, July 1869 (part 7)

Western Cover Society's March 1997 Western Express

Western Express – March 1997 – 7.8 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The 1856 Federal Horseback Mail
Between Oakland, Oregon Territory and Yreka, California by Dale Wilson
Astoria, Oregon by Alan H. Patera
Westward Ho! by Water, Part 4 by Calvet Hahn
Bancroft’s Guide for Travelers, July 1869 (part 6)

1996

Western Cover Society's December 1996 Western Express

Western Express – December 1996 – 6.5 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
Daniel Wadsworth Goit and the early Gold Rush Trade of Coin for Gold Dust by Dale Wilson
Westward Ho! by Water, Part 3 by Calvet Hahn
Bancroft’s Guide for Travelers, July 1869 Pt. 6
Excursion Routes from San Francisco: San Rafael and Mount Tamalpais,
Yosemite Valley. Calistoga and The Geysers
Descriptions of Principal Towns on the Pacific Coast (A-C)

Western Cover Society's September 1996 Western Express

Western Express – September 1996 – 6.5 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
Westward Ho! by Water, Part 2 by Calvet Hahn
Sailor’s Letter from Hawaii by Phil Kay
Bancroft’s Guide for Travelers, July 1869 Pt. 5
Excursion Routes from San Francisco: Santa Cruz, Big Trees & Lake Tahoe,
Warm Springs, Mt. Diablo

Western Cover Society's June 1996 Western Express

Western Express – June 1996 – 5.9 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
Westward Ho! by Water by Calvet Hahn
Crater Post Office: Location Found by Oscar Thomas
Two Hudson Bay Co, Covers by Dale Forster
Bancroft’s Guide for Travelers, July 1869 Pt. 4

Western Cover Society's March 1996 Western Express

Western Express – March 1996 – 7 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
Success to Civil War TragfEdy: The Greathouse Brothers & Slicer’s Express by Robert J. Chandler
Fremont’s Lieutentant in California, 1846-50 by Richard Papp
Estill & Co. Express: The First Overland Express by James W. Milgram
California Postmark Catalog: Missing Towns Reported from John Williams
Bancroft’s Guide for Travelers, July 1869 Pt. 4

1995

Western Cover Society's December 1995 Western Express

Western Express – December 1995 – 7 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
Langton’s Humboldt Express by James Gamett
The Humboldt Range, Mail Express and Staging by Alan H. Patera
Doble, San gernardino County by Lewis Garrett
Two Covers and the Ebbetts Pass Route by Dale Wilson
Saville, California Postmark Catalog
Bancroft’s Guide for Travelers, July 1869

Western Cover Society's September 1995 Western Express

Western Express – September 1995 – 4.8 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The Sonoma County Journal – Mail and Express Matters, 1857-61 by Alan H. Patera
Aqua Tibia or Aqua Fria / Garden City or Garden Valley by Henry M. Spelman
California Postmark Catalog – Missings Postmarks Found by Alan H. Patera and John Williams
Bancroft’s Guide for Travelers – July 1869 from Dale Wilson

Western Cover Society's June 1995 Western Express

Western Express – June 1995  – 5 MB

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From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
Post Offices of Port San Luis Obispo by Mark Hall-Patton
Postmarks of Nevada Territory by James Gamett
Oakland, California – A 1902 Puzzle by Ian M. Paton
Earliest San Rafael, California Marking by Henry M. Spelman
The Bumpkin from Lumpkin by Dale Wilson
California’s Missing Postmarks Analysis by Alan H. Patera, Compilation by John Williams

Western Cover Society's March 1995 Western Express

Western Express – March 1995 – 6.8 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The Cock and the ‘Coon in 1852 by Ian M. Paton
Unusual Letter from Mud Springs by Dale Wilson
H.F. Galen’s Express: It’s Usage Discovered by Mark Messer
California Postmarks (through 1935) by John Williams
San Francisco County
Branciforte County