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1850-1877: Communications

1850-1877: Chapter Five: Communications

by RICHARD LAYMAN

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 122

OVERVIEW 127

TOPICS IN THE NEWS 128

Newspapers 128

A New-Fangled Writing Machine 129

The Telegraph 130

Pony Express and Overland Mail 131

The United States Postal Service 131

HEADLINE MAKERS

Frank Leslie (Henry Carter) 134

Hiram Sibley 135

Henry Wells 136

PUBLICATIONS 137

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