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Pony Express, carry my message!

Rudolph Mellard

Pony Express, carry my message!

A novel

by Rudolph Mellard

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Published by Anson Jones Press in Salado, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pony express -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rudolph Mellard ; cover art and sketches by Johny Weyerts.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ4.M5313 Po, PS3525.E32 Po
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4127791M
    LC Control Number80100893

    The HRS of the Pony Express Trail, which follows, begins with Chapter One: "By Ocean or By Land: Roots of the Pony Express," which outlines the antecedents and historical context for the Pony Express, including the history of ocean and overland mail . In what year, on April 3, did the Pony Express open for business? Take O'Reilly's History Quiz to learn more.


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The book captures the history of the overland mail, as well as many of the legends and lore surrounding the Pony Express, too. My second grader is ga-ga over this book; the illustrations are terrific. If you enjoyed the early reader "Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express," then this is a natural follow-on for more advanced readers.

The Pony Express was with us for only a year-and-a-half and wasn't meant to be a lasting method of transporting mail. Eventually the telegraph and travel by the transcontinental railroad would replace the Pony Express.

There were parts of the book that I skimmed through where I felt the author was telling me more than I cared to s: Books about the Pony Express * Please note that not all books listed are still in print, but may be available at your local library. Listed by last name of the author, then book title.

* If you know of a book on the Pony Express that you don’t see listed, please send book information to [email protected] Adams, Samuel Hopkins. The young band of adventurers returns in another action-packed trip into the past--this time back to the American West.

When the Time Soldiers go through the portal to the s, they find themselves not just watching the historic, breakneck rides of the pony express but also saddling up with the riders to carry Abraham Lincoln's inaugural address across 2, miles ofRatings: 0.

More Information: The Pony Express was a fast mail service crossing the North American continent from the Missouri River to the Pacific coast, operating from April to October Messages were carried on a horseback relay across the prairies, plains, deserts, and mountains of.

This volume touts the Pony Express as "the most remarkable mail service ever in existence," and it could be right. Created in April and disbanded in October ofThe Pony Express crossed the Great Plains, the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada, playing a crucial role in keeping the American West informed of Union news just before the Civil War.?During its 18 months in operation 4/5(2).

Any book you can read by Clyde Robert Bulla will be time well spent. He is a children's writer who was writing before I was born. This book is about a boy whose father rode for the Pony Express, and once the boy had to fill in for him.

Gives much good information about the Pony Express.4/5. Years Later, Pony Express Rides On In Legend April 3 marks the th birthday of the Pony Express. The short-lived mail-relay system was.

Pony Express, system of U.S. mail delivery by continuous horse-and-rider relays between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California, and from Sacramento to San Francisco, California, by steamer (April –October ).

Although a financially disastrous brief enterprise, the Pony Express and. “The method of carrying messages Herodotus describes was a Persian invention and enabled the messengers to travel swiftly. In this fashion King Xerxes sent a message home to Persia that the Greeks had destroyed his fleet off Salamis in BCE.”—George Stimpson, A Book About a Thousand Things.

The Pony Express felt like a great game concept to us at Google. We've made time-based games in the past so our new idea was simple. Collect letters, avoid obstacles and aim for the ultimate - Explore lovesredwoods's board "Pony Express", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Pony express, Pony and Old west pins. The Pony Express was a mail service delivering messages, newspapers, and mail using relays of horse-mounted riders that operated from April 3, to Octo between Missouri and California in the United States of America.

Operated by Central Overland California and Pike's Peak Express Company, the Pony Express was a great financial investment to the U.S.

Inwith North and South about to be divided by war, East and West were united through an extraordinary venture -- the Pony Express. Over the course of ten days in April, eighty riders and five hundred horses delivered mail between California and Missouri -- a /5(7).

Pony Express summary: Three men in the mids had an idea to open up a mail delivery system that reached from the Midwest all the way to California.

The lack of speedy communication between the mid-west and the west was accentuated by the looming threat of a civil war. Russell, Waddell and Majors designed a system that spanned a number of over one hundred stations, each approximately two. A Pony Express rider received a salary of $ per month – which compared very favorably to the typical salary of the time, ranging from 43 cents to a dollar per day.

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Pony Express poster from the Smithsonian National Postal Museum. Join the Pony Express Re-Ride. If you are interested in joining our association as a rider, please contact one the State Division Presidents to see if any ride slots are available in their state.

Visit your State Division’s page to learn more about membership for your state. Johnny Fry () – Johnny Fry was the first “official” westbound rider of the Pony Express and Union soldier killed during the Civil War. Johnny Fry was born in Bourbon County, Kentucky to John Fry and Mary Fry in Evidently, something happened to Fry’s father, as, when he was 16 he moved with his mother and her new husband, Benjamin Wells to Rushville, Missouri around Pony Sameday Express Delivery Couriers Walsall, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, London, UK Hand Carry, OBC, On Board urgent tailored logistics solutions to major destinations across the globe.

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For the 18 months in when the original Pony Express carried mail between St. Joseph, Mo., and San Francisco, Pollock Pines was the site. This book is a non-fiction picture story book presented in an engaging narrative sequence told from the beginnings of cross-country mail routes to the end of the Pony Express and beginning of the telegraph.

The illustrations are lively and colorfully show the culture and dangers surrounding the riders of the Pony Express.4/5(5). Pony Express Bible owned by the Society of California Pioneers. Overland Mail Company.

The Pony Express route that the riders used went through the Territories of Utah, Nebraska and Kansas sharing relay stations with the Butterfield Overland Mail Company stagecoach line. The Overland Mail Company eventually did take over the western portion of the Pony Express route that went to Sacramento.

When America’s first Pony Express rider set off on April 3,from St. Joseph, Missouri, launching a coast-to-coast transfer of news and messages that would take 10 days instead of months to arrive, pioneers hailed the news with joy.

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Pricing uses credits and starts at a very affordable $7 for   How much mail could the Pony Express riders carry. Specially designed lightweight saddles and a minimum of extras were crucial to the success of the express. The mochila (Spanish word for pouch or backpack) had a hole in it that went over the saddle horn, the rider’s weight further secured the bag, and the four pockets that contained the mail.

The Pony Express ended up lasting only from April 3,to Octobecause telegraph lines got strung up across the nation, allowing for quicker transmit of messages. For such a short-lived endeavor, the Pony Express sure withstood the tests of time.

— George M. Ottinger’s wood engraving courtesy Library of Congress —. his book Pony Express goes through my.

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The Pony Express is one of the most colorful episodes in American history, one which can be used to measure not only the growth of the nation, but the pioneering spirit of our predecessors.

The name "Pony Express" evokes images of courageous young men crossing long stretches of country, frequently under harsh conditions, facing the constant. How The Pony Express Galloped Into History For a brief period in andthe mail delivery service reduced the time it took to carry messages from Missouri to California to just Page 6 Book 1 until end of designated makeup schedule.

Go On Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express by Eleanor Coerr illustrated by Dan Bolognese Bill went in to see Mr. Majors. Bill stood tall and said, “I want to join the Pony Express.” Mr.

Majors laughed, “A big wind could blow you away!” he said. “You are too young.” “Gee whiz File Size: 1MB. In its 19 months of operation inthe Pony Express relied on scores of brave or foolish young men and hundreds of barely broken horses to deliver the speediest mail service in North.

April to October the Pony Express was the fastest way to get your message from the East to the West and back again. The "young, skinny, wiry fellows" all had to weigh less than lbs, and had to cover the miles from St. Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California in ten days.

The country needed a speedy way to send messages. As a result, the Pony Express was born. In April75 young men were hired and horses were purchased to carry mail on horseback from Pony Express headquarters in the Patee House hotel, in St.

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