Western Express Quarterly Publication Previous Issues 2000 – 2004

///Western Express Quarterly Publication Previous Issues 2000 – 2004
Western Express Quarterly Publication Previous Issues 2000 – 2004 2017-07-05T16:28:35+00:00

Western Express
Quarterly Publication Previous Issues
2000 – 2004

2004

Western Cover Society's December 2004 Western Express

Western Express – December 2004 – 5.8 MB

Table of Contents

President’s Message
From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush: A Sesquicentennial Tribute by Alan H. Patera
Tia Juana, California from John Birkenbine II
Book Review – Wealth from Gold Rush Waters by Alan H. Patera
World War I . AE.F. Military Mail to Oregon from Dale Wilson
The End of Wells Fargo’s Letter Service from Robert J. Chandler
The Postal History of Contra Costa County: Martinez by Edward Weinberg
Wells Fargo & Co’s Express: Contra Costa County by Robert J. Chandler
Mail from Hawaii: Part 18 The Postmasters and Post Offices of Naalehu, District of K’au by Randall E. Burt

Western Cover Society's September 2004 Western Express

Western Express – September 2004 – 7.2 MB

Table of Contents

President’s Message
From Your Editor, Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush A Sesquicentennial Tribute from Alan H. Patera
The California Gold Rush: “Tis not all moonshine …” January 23, 1849 by William W. Sammis
“Deadwood” Revisited: Sol Star Signs a Check by Michael Mahler
A Jefferson Territory Document by Charles Kemp
How the Lady got a Side Saddle: The 2nd California Calvary from Camp Alert to Bear River by Robert Nichols
Alan Patera Receives Inaugural Basil C. Pearce Award
A Newly-Discovered Wells, Fargo Marking: West Point by Ken Harrison
Revenue Usages East of the Sierras: Independence Bill of Exchange 1875 by Michael Mahler
“PAID THROUGH” To Nevada, 1860 by Dr. Robert J. Chandler
Mail from Hawaii: Part 16: Postmasters of Mahukona by Randall E. Burt

Western Cover Society's June 2004 Western Express

Western Express – June 2004 – 5.4 MB

Table of Contents

President’ s Message, From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report, Treasurer’s Report
The California Gold Rush A Sesquicentennial Tribute from Alan H. Patera
The Final Years Of Wells, Fargo & Co’s Letter Express by Robert J. Chandler
Wells Fargo’s San Francisco Carrier Markings: A Call For Copies by Robert J. Chandler
Revenue-Stamped Documents of Wyoming Territory, 1867-1872 by Michael Mahler
Mail from Hawaii: Part 12A: Postmasters and Post Offices of Kalepaikuea, a.k.a. Kaupakuea, District of Hilo by Randall E. Burt
“Deadwood”: There Really Was a Sol Star! by Michael Mahler
Two Dale-Lichtenstein Puzzlers from Oscar Thomas

Western Cover Society's March 2004 Western Express

Western Express – March 2004 – 11.5 MB

Table of Contents

President’s Message
From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush: A Sesquicentennial Tribute by Alan H. Patera
Oregon Fakes Revisited by Dale Forster
A Winter Break With the Lichtenstein Collection by Bill Tatham
Mail from Hawaii: Part 15: The Postmasters and Post Offices of Kealakeakua, Kaawaloa and Napoopoo by Randall E. Burt

2003

Western Cover Society's December 2003 Western Express

Western Express – December 2003 – 6.8 MB

Table of Contents

President’s Message, From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush: A Sesquicentennial Tribute by Alan H. Patera
Christmas Letter from Camptonville by Dale Wilson
1852 Letter from Long’s Bar, Butte Co., Mailed at Hamilton by Dale Wison
Letter from South Los Guilicos by Alan H. Patera
Butte County. Update to the Catalog of Town Postmarks by Oscar Thomas
Earliest Jacksonville OT Cover by Dale Forster
Mail from Hawaii: Part 14: The Postmasters of Kawaihae by Randall E. Burt

Western Cover Society's September 2003 Western Express

Western Express – September 2003 – 7.5 MB

Table of Contents

President’s Message
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush A Sesquicentennial Tribute from Alan H. Patera
Adams Express in Australia by Dale Forster
His Majesty is Displeased! by Robert Chandler
Historical Philately in the West by Ian Paton
A Cover Admired in 1858 by Robert Chandler
Ruel Gridley and the “Sanitary Sack of Flour” by Michael Mahler
Mail from Hawaii, Part 12: The Postmasters of Kalapana by Randall E. Burt
The Luck Of The Draw:
The Lottery Ends Wells Fargo’s Letter Express by Robert J. Chandler
No Covers Known:
Amelia City, Oregon by Michael Mahler

Western Cover Society's June 2003 Western Express

Western Express – June 2003 – 7.5 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush A Sesquicentennial Tribute from Alan H. Patera
The Oregon to California Trail, California Segment, Part 3 by Dale Wilson
Mail from Hawaii, Part 12: The Postmasters of Kailua-Kona by Randall E. Burt

Western Cover Society's March 2003 Western Express

Western Express – March 2003 – 6.7 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush A Sesquicentennial Tribute from Alan H. Patera
San Francisco’s Disappearing Clamshell by Dale Forster
Letter to Oregon City by Dale Wilson
Pacific Stage and Express Company by William W. Sammis
A Picture of California in 1828
Vancouver Island’s Customs Seal by Jack Wallace and Dale Forster
Maps
Advertised Covers
“Special Delivery – Speedy Service from New Mexico by Alan H. Patera
Mail from Hawaii, Part 11: Hart’s P.O., Hudsonville and Kaawaloa by Randall E. Burt

2002

Western Cover Society's December 2002 Western Express

Western Express – December 2002 – 8.3 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
Letter from Alviso from Anita Sprankle
The California Gold Rush A Sesquicentennial Tribute from Alan H. Patera
Mr. Sutro Buys a Townsite by Michael Mahler
And Still They Come : Two More California Patriotics by Robert J. Chandler
Follow the River:
The Oregonto California Trail – California Segment, Pt.2 (cont.) by Dale Wilson
Mail from Hawaii: Part 10: Hoopuloa Post Office by Randall E. Burt

Western Cover Society's September 2002 Western Express

Western Express – September 2002 – 7.9 MB

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From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush A Sesquicentennial Tribute from Alan H. Patera
Catalog of Private Express Labels and Stamps a book review by William Sammis
Whiskey Creek Letter from Dale Wilson
Follow the River:
The Oregon to California Trail – California Segment, Pt. 2 by Dale Wilson
Early Mails to Amargosa by Alan H. Patera
Mail from Hawaii: Part 9: Honomu Plantation and Hookena by Randall E. Burt

Western Cover Society's June 2002 Western Express

Western Express – June 2002 – 8.4 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush A Sesquicentennial Tribute from Alan H. Patera
An Important Interlude in Shasta Postal History by John Birkenbine II
Follow the River:
The Oregon to California Trail – California Segment by Dale Wilson
Two Mokelumne Express Labels – One PAID, one COLLECT by William W. Sammis
Mail from Hawaii: Part 8: 3 Postmasters of Honokaa by Randall E. Burt

Western Cover Society's March 2002 Western Express

Western Express – March 2002 – 8.3 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush A Sesquicentennial Tribute from Alan H. Patera
Follow the River
San Diego County – Advances to California Town Postmarks by Oscar Thomas
San Francisco Clamshell 6 Marking Revisited – New Book Ends by Fred F. Gregory
Steamer Days! by Robert J. Chandler
Mail from Hawaii: Part 8: 2 Postmasters of Honokaa by Randall E. Burt

2001

Western Cover Society's December 2001 Western Express

Western Express – December 2001 – 7.3 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush A Sesquicentennial Tribute from Alan H. Patera
Greenhood & Newbauer Mount Diablo Coal Depot from Edward Weinberg
Census: Nineteenth Century Handstamps & All Manuscript Cancels
An Intriguing “Tulare County” Destination, 1865 by Robert J. Chandler
County Atlas of California – Southern California
It Came from Shasta
Mail from Hawaii: Part 8: Holualoa and Honokaa by Randall E. Burt

Western Cover Society's September 2001 Western Express

Western Express – September 2001 – 6.6 MB

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From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush A Sesquicentennial Tribute from Alan H. Patera
Miner’s Letter: Red Mountain Bar from Dale Wilson
Columbia River Steamboat Markings by Dale Forster
Vicissitudes of the Overland Mail in 1864 by Robert J. Chandler
Mail from Hawaii, Part 7: Hilea and Honuapo by Randall E. Burt
Early History of the Shasta Post Office by Clay E. McClain
County Atlas of California

Western Cover Society's June 2001 Western Express

Western Express – June 2001 – 7.5 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush A Sesquicentennial Tribute from Alan H. Patera
Such is California by John E. Allen
Columbia A brief history by Alan H. Patera and A Selection of Covers from Society Members
Mail from Hawaii, Part 6: by Randall E. Burt

Western Cover Society's March 2001 Western Express

Western Express – March 2001 – 7.6 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush A Sesquicentennial Tribute from Alan H. Patera
1850 Letter from Oregon from Robert J. Chandler
The Post Office – A Sketch from Hutchings California Magazine via Edward Patera
Life at the Pebble Quarry from Stephen Marcus
Forwarded by Wells Fargo from William Sammis
County Atlas of California, Part 1 from Dale Wilson and Kirk Wolford
Mail from Hawaii, Part 5 by Randall E. Burt

2000

Western Cover Society's December 2000 Western Express

Western Express – December 2000 – 6.5 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Repoi1
The California Gold Rush A Sesquicentennial Tribute by Alan H. Patera
California Gold Rush Letters
Old News by Oscar Thomas
Downieville Star Cancels by Dr. James W. Milgram
Accepted for Air Mail Delivery by Robert Chandler
Postmasters Did it Too by William Sammis
Gold Hill and Silver City by Richard Wyman
Mail from Hawaii, Part 4 by Randall E. Burt

Western Cover Society's September 2000 Western Express

Western Express – September 2000 – 8.2 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush A Sesquicentennial Tribute by Alan H. Patera
California Gold Rush Letters
“Another New Excitement” by John E. Allen
River Express Company by James W. Milgram, M.D. and Robert J. Chandler
Sacramento River Express by Edward A. Weinberg. Robert J. Chandler and James W. Milgram, M.D.
Western Mail and Stage Co., Chickasha, Indian Territory by Joe Crosby
Mail from Hawaii, Part 3 by Randall E. Burt

Western Cover Society's June 2000 Western Express

Western Express – June 2000 – 8.2 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush A Sesquicentennial Tribute by Alan H. Patera I
California Gold Rush Letters – Spring and Summer 1850
Prelude to Statehood
Collecting Wells Fargo Covers by Ian Paton
Eureka, Rohnerville & Hydesville Express by William M. Sammis
Mail from Hawaii, Part 2 by Randall E. Burt

Western Cover Society's March 2000 Western Express

Western Express – March 2000 – 10.4 MB

Table of Contents

From Your Editor
Secretary’s Report
The California Gold Rush As Reported In the Contemporary Press by Alan H. Patera
Gold Rush Letters – Spring 1850 from Dale Wilson and Clay Wallace
The Dog That Carried the Mail, a reprint (by W.P. Bartlett)
Express Advertising Envelopes by Dale Forster
Observations upon Wells Fargo’s First Printed Franks Part 3: Those Dratted Pinheads! by Robert Chandler
Mail from Hawaii, Part 1 by Randall E. Burt