The Overland Mail 1849-1869 ; Promoter of Settlement, Precursor of Railroads

By: Hafen, Leroy R. Ph.D.

Price: $135.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


Very nice clean boiok with no real defect of note. Green boards are clean and unbumped and there are no names or writing. Gilt printing at spine is bright and shiny, as is the gilded top edge. Other edges are deckled. Pristine inside and out. Book measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" with 361 pages including index. among the many topics (see photo of contents) are these: the establishment of the U.S. Post Office; the Ocean Mail to the Pacific; Pioneer monthly mail to the inter-mountain region; the Butterfield Overland Mail; the postal service under reform and/or conflict; mail service to Pike's Peak region; the Pony Express; the Indian peril, the days of the stage-coach and the final years of the Overland Stage.

Title: The Overland Mail 1849-1869 ; Promoter of Settlement, Precursor of Railroads

Author Name: Hafen, Leroy R. Ph.D.

Categories: American History, Politics And Government,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1926

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Dustjacket

Seller ID: 27832

Keywords: Early Mail Service. Stage Coach Mail Overland Mail