Orphans Preferred: The Twisted Truth and Lasting Legend of the Pony Express. Christopher Corbett.

Orphans Preferred: The Twisted Truth and Lasting Legend of the Pony Express

New York: Broadway/ Random House, 2003. First edition. Hardcover. Clean, tight 8vo, 270pp. Near Fine / near fine. Item #17460
ISBN: 9780767906920

The intensely interesting story of the Pony Express - the first mail delivery from St. Joseph, MO to Sacramento, CA. The newspaper ad in 1860 read: "Wanted, young, skinny, wiry fellows, not over 18. Must be expert riders, willing to risk death daily, orphans preferred.

Price: $10.00

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