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2 edition of first overland mail, Butterfield trail .. found in the catalog.

first overland mail, Butterfield trail ..

Walter B. Lang

first overland mail, Butterfield trail ..

by Walter B. Lang

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Published by Printed by the Roycrofters in [East Aurora, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific.,
  • Postal service -- United States -- History.,
  • Butterfield Overland Trail.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14497882M
    LC Control Number41005286

    The Butterfield Overland Mail Its organization and operation over the Southern Route to ; subsequently over the Central Route to ; and under Wells, Fargo and Company in Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, First edition. Three 8vo volumes. ; pages, Atlas volume with seventy-seven plates and three folding. A Compendium of the Overland Mail Company on the South Route - and the Period Surrounding It, by G. C. (Tommy) Tompkins, G. T. Co, El Paso, Texas, , pages.. Collection of well-researched facts told in narrative; 28 black & white photosEnd date:

    The Butterfield Trail Each golf hole at Butterfield Trail Golf Club was named after a different stop on the historical Butterfield Overland Mail Company route, which operated back in for three years carrying mail and passengers across country from Missouri to San Francisco. Welcome to the Butterfield Overland Trail National Historic Trail Special Resource Study! The proposed Butterfield Overland Trail National Historic Trail commemorates the routes pioneered by John Butterfield and the Butterfield Overland Stage Company as they traveled over the "ox-box route" between the eastern termini of St. Louis, Missouri and Memphis, Tennessee and the western terminus .

    Short as the life of the Southern Overland Mail turned out to be ( to ), the saga of the Butterfield Trail remains a high point in the westward movement. A. C. Greene offers a history and guide to retrace that historic and romantic Trail, which stretches miles from the . Company has been basically covered in my book The Butterfield Trail and Overland Mail Company in Arizona, , this comprehensive report is prepared as an aid to historians. Thirteen images made at the time of Butterfield’s service are used for this report.


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First overland mail, Butterfield trail . by Walter B. Lang Download PDF EPUB FB2

The First Overland Mail Butterfield Trail: First overland mail Francisco to Memphis - on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The First Overland Mail Butterfield Trail: San Francisco to Memphis -   This is the classic firsthand account by Waterman L.

Ormsby, a reporter who in crossed the western states as the sole through passenger of the Butterfield Overland Mail stage on its first trip from St.

Louis to San Francisco/5(16). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lang, Walter B. (Walter Barnes), First overland mail, Butterfield trail. [East Aurora, N.Y. Book has light foxing on the cover. Pamphlet was published to commemorate the centennial of Overland Mail.

Includes a map showing the Butterfield Trail across Arkansas. Book has section by each author: The Butterfield Overland Mail Through Northwest Arkansas by Lemke and The Butterfield Overland Mail - Memphis to Fort Smith Branch by Worley. The first overland mail, Butterfield Trail.

[Walter B Lang] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. The Butterfield Overland Mail, Volume III, Atlas (American Trail Series, V) by Conkling, Roscoe P.; Conkling, Margaret B.

and a great first overland mail of related books, art and collectibles available now at As a result, Butterfield shifted his operations to his northern routes. After the war ended, the completion of the transcontinental railroad spelled the end of transcontinental overland mail operations.

The trail came to an end as a national thoroughfare, although local residents continued to. The Butterfield Overland Mail Co. operated from to under contract with the U.S. Postal Department, providing transportation of U.S.

mail between St. Louis, Mo., and San Francisco, Calif. The route proposed by the Butterfield Mail Co. became known as the "Oxbow Route" because of its shape on a map, starting in St. Louis. Butterfield Overland Mail (officially the Overland Mail Company) was a stagecoach service in the United States operating from to It carried passengers and U.S.

Mail from two eastern termini, Memphis, Tennessee, and St. Louis, Missouri, to San Francisco, routes from each eastern terminus met at Fort Smith, Arkansas, and then continued through Indian Territory (), Texas.

The full map above shows stations and a few other points of interest. Use the icon on the upper left to open the list of stations by state. The following are quick links to Google maps for each state from east to west showing the route of the Butterfield Overland Mail in more detail: Missouri.

Departure of the Butterfield Overland Mail from San Francisco, depicted in the Decemissue of Harper’s Weekly. Waterman Ormsby, a special correspondent to the New York Herald, traveled as a passenger on the first westbound trip and reported his.

Series: Butterfield Overland Mail Route (Book 4) Paperback: pages; Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; First edition (April 3, ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: x x 11 inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies)Reviews: 5.

Butterfield Overland Mail Company book "[The overland mail trail is] the longest and most important route ever established in any country" —Postmaster General Aaron Brown. Stage line entrepreneur John Butterfield produced this record book for distribution to his conductors and station agents along the Butterfield Overland Mail trail.

Butterfield’s Overland Mail Company carried the first successful overland transcontinental mail by stagecoach through Arkansas as it went from the Mississippi River to California. Though only running from throughit was the longest stagecoach line in world history at approximately 2, miles and was a major factor in the settlement and development of Arkansas and the American.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. The first overland mail, Butterfield trail, St. Louis to San Lang, Walter Barnes, View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. When the Overland Mail Company was transferred to the Central Trail on March 2,Butterfield stations strung-out along the Southern Overland Trail.

About 1, employees were needed and he furnished the trail with 34 Concord stagecoaches and 66 of the lightweight and less expensive celerity stage wagons that he designed. The first Johnson’s Station was the only station used by the Butterfield Overland Mail and the second Johnson’s Station was the only station used by the Ben Ficklin El Paso mail and stage line.

Although occupation for the original Johnson’s Station was not constant, it was obviously a popular location for a variety of occupants from The Butterfield Overland Mail, Its Organization and Operation Over the Southern Route to ; Subsequently Over the Central Route to ; and Under Wells, Fargo and Company inVolume 2 Volumes of American trails series Volume 2 of The Butterfield Overland Mail,Margaret Badenoch Conkling.

Overland in Diaries and Letters of the California-Oregon Trail - Vol. 2 By Dale Morgan University of Nebraska Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. The Butterfield Trail and Overland Mail Company in Arizona, This edition published in by Canastota Pub.

in Canastota, N.Y. Edition Notes. The Overland Mail and Butterfield Trail. January 28 - February 3, By Jay Edwards John Butterfield was born inin Berne, New York. Despite being raised on a farm, the effects of new technologies like the steamboat, electric telegraph and steam locomotive were known to the young man destined to be one of the young republic’s greatest entrepreneurs.Gerald T.

Ahnert has been researching the history of the Butterfield Trail in Arizona sincewhen an aerospace contract first took him to the Grand Canyon State.

In his research culminated in the publication of his second book, "The Butterfield Trail and Overland Mail Co. in Arizona, ".The stagecoach routes of the Butterfield Overland Mail.

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