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thrilling and truthful history of the pony express

William Lightfoot Visscher

thrilling and truthful history of the pony express

or, Blazing the westward way, and other sketches and incidents of those stirring times.

by William Lightfoot Visscher

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Published by Charles T. Powner Co. in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Express service -- United States -- History,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF594 .V84
      The Physical Object
      Pagination98 p. :
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6206915M
      LC Control Number56025239
      OCLC/WorldCa2743801

      A Thrilling and Truthful History of the Pony Express or Blazing the Westward Way Web Design: The: $ Web Design: The L Line the Express Line to Learning (Paperback or Softback). To write it was a delight. Opie Read." A bit of Americana from the Tennessee-born humorist Opie Read (). The Kentucky-born actor, poet and novelist Visscher () had published A Song of the South; and Other Poems in and would publish A Thrilling and Truthful History of the Pony Express in An interesting association copy.

        The book appears to have been William Lightfoot Visscher's A Thrilling and Truthful History of the Pony Express, published in Lyttleton's comments shine new light on William S. Tough's operations, the Baxter Springs Massacre and Author: Matt M. Matthews. A Thrilling and Truthful History of The Pony Express or Blazing the Westward Way and other sketches and incidents of Visscher, William Lightfoot. .

      In , Visscher made quite a splash with A Thrilling and Truthful History of the Pony Express (Chicago, Rand-McNally, ). That book is still included in most Pony Express bibliographies, but those who have studied original sources in the last century largely dismiss the book as myth-making and hagiography, the latter indicating that he. Google books has a copy of "A Thrilling and Truthful History of the Pony Express" © by William Lightfoot Visscher. The roots of the express started in the 's but developed in the Apr to what we know now as the Pony Express. There were stations placed at 10 mile intervals and covered 2, : Lynn Coleman.


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Title: A thrilling and truthful history of the pony express; or, Blazing the westward way, and other sketches and incidents of those stirring times Year: Authors: Visscher, William Lightfoot, John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) DLC Subjects: Pony express Frontier and pioneer lifeAuthor: Internet Archive Book Images.

Visscher’s book A Thrilling and Truthful History of the Pony Express was published innearly half a century after the Pony Express went out of business. Anyone wondering how the story of the Pony Express became muddled need only consider that it took half a century to write a book about the subject, and its author was a dubious chronicler.

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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. The Story of the Pony Express. Foulsham & Co., Townley, John M. The Over-Land Stage: A History & Guidebook.

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Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, West, Tom. Heroes on Horseback: The Story of the Pony Express. New York: Four Winds Press, Winther, Oscar Osburn.

Writing innearly half a century after the Pony folded, he called his book "A Thrilling and Truthful History of the Pony Express." He got the thrilling part right. But the person who immortalized the Pony was William Frederick Cody, or Buffalo Bill.

Visscher's best-remembered work, A Thrilling and Truthful History of the Pony Express (), is a vivid account of the system of swift communication between East and West before the coming of the transcontinental railroads.

He also wrote the last chapter of the edition of Cody's Buffalo Bill's Own Story. Works. Pony Express & Overland Stage: Two Accounts of the Opening of the American Western Frontier-Seventy Years on the Frontier by Alexander Majors & A Thrilling and Truthful History of the Pony Express by William Lightfoot Visscher Brand: Oakpast.Bronco Charlie: rider of the Pony Express (children's book) A thrilling and truthful history of the Pony Express: or, Blazing the westward way, and other sketches and incidents of those stirring times; Subject headings: Pony Express--History.

Pony Express--Maps. West (U.S.)--Description and travel. Frontier and pioneer life--West (U.S.).