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Butterfield Overland Mail in Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Butterfield Overland Stage Company (1857-1861) - Also known as the Butterfield Overland Mail Company, the stage line was the brainchild of John W. Butterfield, who had, in 1850, enticed his two rivals, Wells & Company and Livingston, Fargo & Company, to merge with his organization, which was called Butterfield, Wasson & Company. The merger formed the American Express Company (the same organization that exists today.)

Butterfield Overland Stage Company (1857-1861) - Also known as the Butterfield Overland Mail Company, the stage line was the brainchild of John W. Butterfield, who had, in 1850, enticed his two rivals, Wells & Company and Livingston, Fargo & Company, to merge with his organization, which was called Butterfield, Wasson & Company. The merger formed the American Express Company (the same organization that exists today.)

Butterfield Overland Mail Stage departing for San Francisco from St. Louis--California Department of Parks and Recreation

Butterfield Overland Mail Stage departing for San Francisco from St. Louis--California Department of Parks and Recreation

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